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Ankara, Turkey - 21 February 2015 - Assembly President Congressman Michael Turner (United States) concluded on Friday 19 February a visit to Turkey where he held meetings with Turkish government and parliamentary leaders, Allied Land Command and the United States 39th Air Base Wing. Mr Turner also visited the Adana Refugee Camp which houses almost 11,000 refugees from the conflict in Syria.
Brussels, 15 February - During the joint committee meetings of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, held in Brussels from 14 to 16 February 2015, the Secretary General of the Assembly, Mr David HOBBS, and the NATO Chief Scientist, MGen Albert HUSNIAUX, had the pleasure of signing a Letter of Intent aimed at working more closely together, in particular supporting the NATO PA’s Science and Technology Committee as well as the Sub-Committee on Future Security and Defence Capabilities under the Defence and Security Committee.”
Brussels, 15 February 2015 - As the ceasefire foreseen under the 12 February Minsk agreement between France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine officially went into effect, leaders of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) expressed hope that this could help put an end to a conflict that has already caused thousands of victims. However, NATO parliamentarians also struck a note of caution, stressing that much would depend on whether Russia was this time prepared to fulfil its obligations.
Washington/Brussels, 12 February 2015 - The President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Hon. Michael Turner (United States), welcomed the conclusion by France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine of a comprehensive agreement in Minsk on 12 February, while stressing that the real test will be actual, full and verifiable implementation.


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