The North Atlantic Council is scheduled to meet on February 28, following Turkey’s request to hold consultations under Article 4 of the Washington Treaty on the situation in Syria. It was reported by NATO’s press service.
“The North Atlantic Council, which includes the ambassadors of all 29 NATO Allies, will meet on Friday 28 February, following a request by Turkey to hold consultations under article 4 of NATO’s founding Washington Treaty on the situation in Syria,” the message reads.
According to the article, any Ally can request consultations whenever, in the opinion of any of them, their territorial integrity, political independence or security is threatened.
The ministry also extended its condolences to the Turkish side, which lost its military in the Syrian conflict, and supported NATO's position on the need to end the military conflict as quickly as possible.