“We fully respect the decision made several months ago at the national level by the German government,” a representative of the alliance told the agency.
“We welcome Spain’s decision to extend the deployment of its Patriot systems in Turkey by 2016 for a year, and we are awaiting new announcements soon,” he said.
The representative also said that "the Allies will send airplanes to Turkey on a bilateral basis to support the Turkish air defense system."
Earlier, Germany stated that its mission in the Turkish province of Kahramanmaras, which included 2 SAM batteries and support personnel, will be completed in January 2016. According to media reports, the German ship with the complexes has already left the Turkish port of Iskenderun. ”
Now there are still Patriot air defense systems from Spain in Turkey.