NATO chief once again apologizes to Turkish president
Turkey withdrew from the Trident Javelin exercise after the incident in Norway on Friday.
A portrait of Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was also shown in the "hostile leader list" during a computer-assisted exercise.
In the phone call, Stoltenberg also informed the Turkish president that an inquiry had been initiated by the commanding officer and the contracted Norwegian technician involved in the incident was terminated immediately.
He hoped the scandal would not adversely affect relations between NATO and Turkey, the source said.
Stoltenberg had also apologized to Turkey over the incident on Friday.
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