Norway To Send Fighter Jets

Norwegian F16s will join NATO's efforts to help the Baltic countries patrol their airspace this summer. PHOTO: Luftforsvaret/Nils SkipnesNorwegian F-16 fighter jets may be called upon to aid in the bombing of ISIS targets in Syria,  writes

As a member of NATO, Norway is obliged to answer calls for help from fellow NATO members, and France has now asked EU leaders for military assistance.

Norway is not a member of the EU but it is an active member of NATO, which operates on a principle of “one for all and all for one.” If one NATO member is attacked, as France was recently, member countries see it as an attack on the NATO alliance itself.

According to, the recent ISIS attacks in Paris have bothered Norwegians and unleashed an outpouring of support for France in Norway.


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