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Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland | Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Anti-IS alliance could pull Nato apart

The collaboration between Paris and Moscow in the fight against the IS in Syria could pose major problems for the Nato alliance, the conservative-liberal daily Neue Zürcher Zeitung comments: "The most recent developments could be the acid test for Nato, particularly if Washington and Ankara pursue contradictory alliance policies or if France moves too close to Russia for its partners' liking. The Eastern European Nato states in particular are critical of close collaboration with Moscow. The annexation of Crimea is still a fact, as is the occupation of other areas in Ukraine by Russian-supported rebels."

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