Turkey and the US

US abandons defence cooperation with Turkey

The US Senate has voted to block transfers of the F-35 fighter jet to Turkey in a move that could ultimately hold up the sale of 100 planes worth close to $10bn. A bipartisan clause added to the National Defense Authorisation Act would …

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Erdogan: Turkish voters to give lesson to West

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has invited his supporters to “give a lesson to the West” on the June 24 elections. "The West is waiting for the June 24 elections. A defeat of Erdogan. Are …

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Turkey to use Russia's S-400s if necessary

Turkey will use the S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries it plans to acquire from Russia if necessary, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said during a joint live broadcast by private TV channels TGRT Haber, TVNET, …

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Russia's S-400 threaten US-Turkey cooperation?

Several U.S. military-industrial projects in cooperation Turkey are in question – including the production of the F-35 – if Ankara goes through with the acquisition of a Russian S-400 air defense system, a senior State Department …

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Pompeo and Cavusoglu to hold talks in Washington

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Washington today. The main issue of talks will be the coordination of the road map for cooperation in …

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Will Turkey to deny US access to Incirlik?

Turkey may close Incirlik air base for the US,  if ties with the U.S. came to a breaking point, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Incirlik Base is a strategic military facility in Turkey’s …

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Turkey to retaliate if US halts F-35 purchases

Turkey will retaliate against the United States if Washington refuses to purchase Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets to Ankara, Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said. …

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