Turkey and the US

U.S. offer to sell Patriot system to Turkey expires

Washington's offer to sell Raytheon Co’s Patriot missile defense system to Ankara has expired, following Turkey’s decision to accept Russian S-400 systems, a State Department official said. The official said the …

Turkish drones start operating in Northern Syria

Turkish drones have started operating in northern Syria where the U.S. and Turkey have agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey's Defence Ministry said. Washington and Ankara agreed last week to set up a joint operations center …

U.S. delegation arrives in Turkey's Sanliurfa

A U.S. delegation has arrived in Turkey’s province of Sanliurfa to start work on the establishment of a joint operations center to coordinate a planned safe zone in neighboring Syria, Turkish authorities said. Work to …

Pompeo hails U.S.-Turkey talks over Syria issues

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday commended recent talks between Washington and Ankara over the security of northeastern Syria, saying "important progress" has been made, Xinhua reported. "Pleased that talks …

Congress to make Trump impose sanctions on Turkey?

Congressional Republicans and Democrats are threatening to force U.S. President Donald Trump’s hand in sanctioning Turkey if he does not outline soon what further punishment awaits the NATO ally for purchasing a …

Are Turkey and U.S. on verge of sanctions war?

The Turkish government will retaliate if the United States imposes sanctions over Ankara’s purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, adding that any such …