Turkey and the US

U.S. senator suggests buying Russia's S-400  from Turkey

The purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems by Ankara drew a response from Washington, as the Trump administration expelled Turkey from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program and threatened sanctions against the country for buying Russian-made …

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US consular employee convicted in Turkey for terror links

A Turkish employee of the US consulate general in Istanbul was found guilty on Thursday of assisting an armed terrorist organisation, TRT World reports. An Istanbul Court sentenced Metin Topuz to eight years and nine months in prison on …

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Turkey sends 2nd batch of medical aid to U.S.

A Turkish military cargo plane carrying the second batch of medical supplies departed for the U.S. to deliver aid to its NATO ally battling the coronavirus outbreak. "Second part of the medical aid supplies, prepared at the …

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Cavusoglu recalls Turkey's stance on S-400 issue

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the country is ready to purchase U.S.- made Patriot surface-to-air missile systems, but Ankara's stance on the S-400 issue has not changed. "We are ready …

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Erdogan: Turkey seeks NATO support in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on NATO members to show their alliance with Turkey at this critical time. "NATO is in a critical period in which it should clearly show the alliance’s …

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Erdogan discusses with Trump situation in Syria

Turkish and US presidents, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Donald Trump, discussed over the phone the situation in Syria’s Idlib and the crisis in Libya, the Turkish leader’s administration informed. …

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U.S. halts secretive drone program with Turkey - media

The United States has halted a secretive military intelligence cooperation program with Turkey that for years helped Ankara target Kurdish PKK militants, Reuters reported citing four U.S. officials. The U.S. military had carried out the …

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Erdogan slams Trump's Mideast peace deal

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said U.S. President Donald Trump’s so-called Middle East peace plan attempts to legitimize Israel's occupation of Palestine. The Turkish leader …

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Turkey not obliged to US or anyone: Parliament spox

Turkish parliament speaker on Sunday said his country was not obliged to the U.S. or any other country due to the global politics evolving from a two-polar to a multi-polar one that offers many alternatives, Anadolu agency reports. …

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Turkey preparing sanctions measures against U.S.

Washington's sanctions over Turkey's purchase of the S-400 Russian air defense system and the construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline will not  dissuade Ankara from ensuring its national security, the country's Foreign …

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