Turkey and the US

Erdogan says US is 'not a civilized country'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the U.S. as “not a civilized country”, after arrest warrants were issued for 13 of his bodyguards, Al-Bawaba reports. He also suggested that the U.S. …

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U.S. lays out conditions to solve Turkey visa dispute

A U.S. delegation has asked Turkey for information and evidence regarding consular staff whose detention has led to a diplomatic rift and suspension of visa services, HaberTurk television channel reported. The U.S. delegation which …

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 Ankara on conflict with Washington: it's temporary

A speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, Ismail Kahraman, commented on the recent diplomatic tensions in Ankara's relations with Washington, saying that they have a temporary nature and the crisis would be settled …

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 Turkey halts visa services for American citizens

Turkey cancelled all visa services for Americans at its diplomatic missions in the US in a tit-for-tat move after Washington made a similar announcement earlier in the day. "Recent events have forced the Turkish Government to …

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US and Turkey mutually suspend visa services

The United States and Turkey have suspended all non-immigrant visa services for travel between the two countries, after last week's arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul. "Recent events have forced the United States …

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US charges against Turkish ex-minister 'political'

Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag on Thursday said U.S. charges against a Turkish former minister for violating U.S.-Iran sanctions were "politically motivated", Anadolu Agency reports. Speaking at Anadolu Agency's …

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Erdoğan slams NATO worries on Russian S-400 deal

Turkey will continue to take its own security measures, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Wednesday, dismissing Western concern over the NATO member's agreement to procure an S-400 air missile defense system from Russia, Daily Sabah …

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US refuses to send F-16 training pilots to Turkey

The United States has refused to send F-16 warplane trainers to Turkey after Ankararequested them in order to fill the gap in the number of Turkish jet pilots, Hurriyet reported. The F-16 jets of American firm …

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 US drone crashes in Turkey - media

A U.S. drone crashed yesterday in southern Turkey for unknown reasons, the governor’s office said. Adana province governor Mahmut Demirtas said, the drone came down in the Ceyhan district of Cokcapinar. …

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