Turkey and the US

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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. …

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 …

Ankara lashes at U.S. resolution on 'Armenian genocide'

The Turkish authorities said that the recent U.S. resolution recognizing Armenian claims of 1915 events, jeopardize the bilateral relations with Turkey. "The sanctions bill that passed yesterday in the Senate Foreign Relations …

Turkey may close Incirlik for U.S.

Turkey will consider requesting that the U.S. withdraw from Incirlik Air Base if Washington imposes sanctions on Ankara, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said. In an interview on A …

Trump meets with Erdogan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday participated in an unannounced meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, following months of scrutiny over the administration’s posture toward Ankara and controversial shifts in Syria policy, …

U.S. Senate Committee to vote on Turkey sanctions

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote next week on legislation to slap new financial penalties on Turkey, including over Russia's S-400 defense systems, according to the committee's website. The …

Pompeo: Turkey's test of S-400 systems concerning

Turkey carrying out tests with Russia's S-400 defense system it purchased was concerning, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, but added that talks between Washington and Ankara to resolve the issue were still …

Turkey to eye alternatives if F-35s not acquired

Turkey said Saturday it would search for alternative fighter jets if it could not acquire F-35s for any reason, Anadolu agency reports. "All should be aware that Turkey will have to look for alternatives if F-35s [jets] cannot be …

U.S. demands Turkey to abandon S-400

The U.S. State Department is demanding that ditching the Russian-made S-400 air defense systems is a precondition for Turkey rejoining the F-35 program, Reuters reported. "There is room for Turkey to come back to the table. …