Downing of Turkey jet : NATO in emergency talks on Syria

BRUSSELS: The North Atlantic Council met for consultations on Tuesday on a request from Turkey following the downing of one of its fighter jets by Syria, NATO diplomats said. The meeting began shortly after 0800 GMT gathering ambassadors of the 28-nation Atlantic alliance and was chaired by NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who is due to hold a news conference at around 0930 GMT.