Turkey and the US

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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U.S. Secretary of Defense to visit Turkey

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will visit Turkey within days, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said. The date of visit is yet unknown, Turkish …

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 Turkey complained to WTO about US

The US decision to introduce anti-dumping duties on Turkey's steel production caused discontent with the Ankara authorities. Turkey appealed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) with a complaint to the United States.  Turkish …

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Erdogan and Tillerson meet in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday at the Tarabya Palace in Istanbul. Details were not released about the nearly 2-hour meeting, …

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