PARIS (Reuters) – Turkish ambassador to France said Wednesday that Paris had informed NATO that it was suspending participation in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after an investigation into an incident between French and Turkish warships did not support Paris’ claims.”It seems that NATO experts have not come to the same conclusion. I had the information yesterday, it seems that the Courbet (warship) is withdrawing from this NATO exercise, “said envoy Ismail Hakki Musa during a hearing in the French Senate.
French newspaper L’Opinion reported on Wednesday that France had sent a letter to NATO informing the alliance of its decision to suspend its role in Operation Sea Guardian.
Report by John Irish; Editing by Richard Lough
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