By: Ramin Nadimi
Iran defense minister says the deployment of NATO Patriot missiles along the Turkish-Syrian border is not useful and will cause misunderstanding among countries in the Middle East.
NATO's Patriot missile batteries shipped to Turkey are set to be deployed in military bases in the southeastern provinces of Diyarbakir and Batman.
Turkish police have arrested dozens of protesters who condemned the arrival of NATO’s Patriot surface-to-air missiles to be deployed near the border with Syria.
Germany has dispatched 240 soldiers to southern Turkey to operate Patriot missiles deployed along the Turkish-Syrian border.
Qatar and Turkey receive orders from the United States and NATO to create insecurity in Iraq, says an Iranian lawmaker.
NATO has begun deploying Patriot surface-to-air (SAM) missiles along Turkey’s border with Syria.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast says the deployment of NATO’s Patriot missiles in Turkey is meant to protect the occupying regime of Israel.
Amid NATO’s announcement of three Turkish cities in which surface-to-air Patriot missiles will be deployed over the coming weeks, an Iranian lawmaker warns that the systems will disrupt the military balance in the Middle East.
NATO has been lending support to the foreign-backed militants in Syria as part of a scenario to promote its interests across the Middle East, an Iranian lawmaker says.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has warned that the deployment of NATO’s advanced surface-to-air Patriot missiles along the Turkish border with Syria would be detrimental to Turkey.
Iran cautioned that deployment of western troops in the region is against the Muslim nations' interests after NATO chief tried to portray deployment of Patriot missile along Turkey-Syria borders as 'defensive'.
Iran described as 'provocative' the plan to deploy Patriot missiles along Turkey-Syria borders after NATO approved Ankara's request for the deployment of the air defense missiles.
A team of American political analysts and experts said that the supporters of the US direct military intervention in Syria are unable to provide a credible scenario for putting an end to the Arab country's current crisis, and urged Washington to cross out the military intervention option.
Iran’s foreign minister has warned of Western attempts to change the course of popular revolutions in the region after the fall of their puppet regimes in those nations.
An Iranian lawmaker has waned that NATO’s presence in Turkey will pave the ground for the interference of the military alliance in Ankara’s internal affairs.
Russian envoy to the NATO criticized the Western military alliance for its planned deployment of Patriot missiles on the Turkey-Syria border, saying the move threatens to increase hostilities.