U.S. briefs NATO over Iran strike, avoids European criticism

Reuters Monday, 6 January 2020
All members of the Atlantic alliance stood behind the United States in the Middle East after it briefed NATO on its drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday.

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