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U.S. issues official ultimate warning to Turkey

Turkey should cancel the purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system, if it wants F-35 fighter jets, U.S. NATO ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison said. According to her, Russia is trying to "continue to …

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Erdogan: Turkey committed to S-400 deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara will not take a step back from S-400 missile deal with Russia. "There is a certain step that we took, there is an agreement here and we are …

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Turkey moving military equipment to Iraqi border

Turkey is moving additional military equipment to the border with Iraq, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry. It is reported that the military equipment as part of the operation dubbed 'Pence' (Paw) is accumulated in …

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Turkish military launches operation in northern Iraq

Turkey’s military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. The military action began with …

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Turkish navy holds largest military exercise

Turkey's Naval Forces launched its largest military exercise called Sea Wolf (Denizkurdu) 2019 simultaneously in three seas today. The exercise, supervised by the Turkish navy, will run through May 25 in the eastern Mediterranean, …

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Rostec ready to sell Russian Su-57 fighters to Turkey

Russia is ready to sell Russian Su-57 fighters to Turkey if Ankara’s participation in the F-35 aircraft production program is completed, the head of Rostec, Sergey Chemezov, said, Anadolu Agency reports. "These Russian …

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Turkish-made SONGAR UAV successfully tested

Turkish-made armed drone system dubbed SONGAR was successfully tested in Turkey. The drone consisting of an automatic weapon fixed on a remotely controlled small drone was developed by Turkey'stechnology manufacturer Asis Elektronik …

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Turkey hits PKK terror targets in northern Iraq

Turkish airstrikes hit PKK terrorist targets in northern Iraq, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said on its website. The Turkish jets destroyed shelters, ammunition depots and weapon pits used by PKK terrorists in the Zap, Gara …

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Pentagon: Turkish pilots keep training on F-35s

Turkish pilots will continue to train with F-35 fighter jets at a U.S. Air Force base in Arizona, a Defense Department spokesman, Air Force Lieutenant Col. Mike Andrews said. "Turkish pilot and maintainer training …

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Turkey opens center to manage operation in Syria

Turkey's defense minister and chief of general staff on Saturday inaugurated a center in southeastern Sanliurfa province that would manage possible military operation against terrorists east of the Euphrates River in Syria, Anadolu Agency …

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 Closest ally of PKK leader eliminated by Turkey

Turkey conducted an operation to eliminate Riza Altun, a senior figure close to the PKK terror group's acting leader Cemil Bayık. After Altun’s location was established, the Turkish Air Force delivered a …

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