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Britain Offers Fighter Jets to Baltics

Britain will offer to deploy more fighter jets in the Baltic states to reassure its NATO allies in the face of Russian tension with the West over Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday.

Cameron said Britain would offer to send two more jets to the Baltics, joining four others it sent last month for air patrols over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

"I think it is very important to give reassurance to our eastern members at this time and to step up to the plate and make sure Britain plays its part," Prime Minister Cameron told a parliamentary committee.

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