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France leaves Nato operation after clash with Turkish ships

France is temporarily suspending its involvement in a Nato naval operation off Libya's coast after a standoff with a Turkish ship and amid growing tensions within the military alliance over Libya, Reuters reports. France is also calling for a new crisis mechanism to prevent a repeat of an incident earlier this month between Turkish warships and a French naval vessel in the Mediterranean, considering it a hostile act.

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