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Pentagon urges Turkey not to retain S-400 systems

Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin held a phone call on Thursday, discussing regional security and bilateral defense cooperation. Akar and Austin exchanged views and underlined …

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Turkey has no plans to abandon S-400 purchase

Ankara has no plans to abandon its purchase of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems, Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told the TRT broadcaster. "The decision on the S-400 systems was not made overnight, which is …

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U.S. State Dept says policy on S-400 unchanged

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to speak with his Turkish counterpart, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in the coming days, State Department spokesman Ned Price said while reiterating that American policy opposing …

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Russia plans to sell stealth fighters to India

The thirteenth edition of Aero India, a biennial air show and aviation exhibition held in Bengaluru, India, kicked off on February 4 and finishes today. Russian companies are running over 200 military hardware exhibits at this year’s Aero India event, The National Interest informs

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Ankara hopes that Turkey-Russia accord would be template for Biden

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday. This week’s transfer of power presents followers of Turkish-American relations with a crucial question: Under Biden’s watch, what lies ahead for bilateral relations, Daily Sabah writes in the article Turkey and the United States: So-called strategic partners? 

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The National Interest explains popularity of Russian 'Triumph'

The S-400 Triumf surmounted a tortured development cycle to become one of the world’s leading missile defense systems and a pivotal Russian export product.  The S-400 is an excellent system; it's not horrifically expensive, versatile in its deployment, and accurate enough to take down any NATO fighter, The National Interest writes in the article Why is Russia's S-400 Air Defense System So Dangerous?

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US anti-Turkey sanctions to affect negatively NATO

The United States has decided to sanction its NATO ally Turkey. Under pressure from the US Congress, President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on the Turkish Defense Industry Authority as part of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). "The sanctions in connection with Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems will negatively affect joint activities within NATO, Ankara expects Washington to revise this decision," the head of the republic’s defense ministry, Hulusi Akar said

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Erdogan: U.S. attacks Turkey's sovereignty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan questioned the U.S.' alliance with Turkey following the former's decision to impose sanctions on the latter over the purchase of S-400 missiles. Reminding the bond between the two …

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