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Merkel's visit: Germany and Turkey at the forefront of NATO's war propaganda against Syria

by Cem Ertür Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Once the U.S., German and Dutch Patriot missile batteries in south Turkey became operational under NATO command, first the defense ministers of Germany, Netherlands and Turkey, then Germany's Prime Minister Merkel visited those sites located some 100-120 km from the Turkish-Syrian border. A visit by the U.S. Foreign Minister Kerry is due to follow. Furthermore, the “Syrian National Coalition” will be holding a meeting in Istanbul to nominate the “Prime Minister” of the “interim government”. Meanwhile, Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan is continuing his vitriolic attacks against Syria’s President al-Assad in an effort to cover up his government's monumental war crimes against Syria.





Hurriyet Daily News, 25 February 2013








Der Tagesspiegel, 25 February 2013


[caption]  On the first stop of her trip to Turkey, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the 320 German soldiers [stationed] in Kahramanmaras in southern Turkey. The German Army “Bundeswehr” is part of NATO’s “Active Fence Turkey” mission with its “Patriot” [missile] defense squadrons protecting Turkey against Syrian missile attacks.  


[Note: Excerpt translated from German by Cem Ertür]







Khaleej Times, 25 February 2013






Notes:      *   'Hurriyet Daily News' is the English-language edition of the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet
                 
                *   'Der Tagesspiegel' is a newspaper published in Germany 

                *   'Khaleej Times' is an English-language newspaper published in the United Arab Emirates



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http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/02/26/18732791.php


Merkel's visit: Germany and Turkey at the forefront of NATO's war propaganda against Syria


Propaganda alert

compiled by Cem Ertür

26 February 2013




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1)  German President Merkel: Mr Assad no longer has a future, his time is up  (24 February 2013)

2)  German Defense Minister de Maiziere: If Syria were to do anything stupid, the entire NATO would respond  (23 February 2013)

3)  Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan: Assad is a mute devil  (24 February 2013)




Once the U.S., German and Dutch Patriot missile batteries in south Turkey became operational under NATO command, first the defense ministers of Germany, Netherlands and Turkey, then Germany's Prime Minister Merkel visited those sites located some 100-120 km from the Turkish-Syrian border. A visit by the U.S. Foreign Minister Kerry is due to follow. Furthermore, the “Syrian National Coalition” will be holding a meeting in Istanbul to nominate the “Prime Minister” of the interim government”. Meanwhile, Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan is continuing his vitriolic attacks against Syria’s President al-Assad in an effort to cover up his government's monumental war crimes against Syria.




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“In view of the terrible events the impression is mounting that China and Russia realize that Mr Assad no longer has a future, that his time is up and that there must be a democratic government.”


[German Prime Minister Angela Merkel speaking to German troops operating NATO Patriot missiles in Kahramanmaras, southern Turkey, 24 February 2013]  [1]


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“If anyone in Syria were trying to do anything stupid, we would not just have Turkey, Germany or the Netherlands standing here, but the entire NATO.”


[German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere's statement at NATO Patriot missile unit in Kahramanmaras, southern Turkey, 23 February 2013.
Defense Ministers Thomas de Maiziere (Germany), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (Netherlands) and Ismet Yilmaz (Turkey) paid a joint visit to the Dutch and German Patriot missile units in Adana and Kahramanmaras
.]  [2]



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"We will not remain silent in the face of the cruel dictator, the mute devil, who mercilessly carried out massacres against his own people, but who has remained silent and unresponsive towards those who have occupied his own territories for decades."  (*)   


[Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speech at Government Communications Forum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 24 February 2013]  [3]




(*)  Mr Erdogan refers to 45-year Israeli occupation of the Syrian territory of Golan Heights.


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Notes:


[1]  Merkel: China, Russia seeing Syrian president's time is up

by Andreas Rinke and Alexandra Hudson, Reuters, 24 February 2013


[2]  LEAD: Merkel arrives in Turkey for talks on Syria, EU Eds: Recasts with arrival, changes dateline

Europe Online, 24 February 2013


[3]  Assad is a ‘mute devil’: Turkish PM

by Afkar Abdullah, Khaleej Times, 25 February 2013


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From the archives:


A Zionist in disguise: Prime Minister Erdogan’s phony anti-Israel rhetoric

by Cem Ertür, Indybay, 30 November 2012  


Turkish daily: NATO airbase in Turkey to assume a central role in a possible war on Syria

by Cem Ertür, Indybay, 2 November 2012  


"We struck Syria": Turkish press jubilant as Turkey marches to war

by Cem Ertür, Indybay, 4 October 2012  


Top US general: Turkey is facing an immediate threat to its Syrian border


by Cem Ertür, Indybay, 19 September 2012  


Clinton targets Syria: "We will go against those that threaten Turkey and Turkish lives"


by Cem Ertür, Indybay, 8 June 2012  


Turkish daily: Turkey’s plan to finish off Assad

by Cem Ertür, Indybay, 11 February 2012  


Turkey’s final warning to Syria: Tomorrow may be too late for reforms

by Cem Ertür, Indybay, 18 June 2011  


Turkey’s top officials: A new regime should be established in Libya


by Cem Ertür, Indybay, 25 May 2011  


President Gul: NATO missile plan is in line with our expectations

by Cem Ertür, 911Blogger.com, 22 November 2010


Once again, a CSIS report designates Turkey as the optimum route for a possible Israeli attack on Iran


by Cem Ertür, Dandelion Salad, 30 March 2010


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