Turkey and the US

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Biden era, democracy promotion and Turkey

Joe Biden will officially become president of the United States this week. Washington, D.C., has been on high alert, even in the final days of the controversial transition period. The National Guard, which has been stationed at the Capitol …

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Ankara: Biden should urge end to Armenian occupation

Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin on Wednesday scolded US presidential candidate Joe Biden for failing to urge Armenia to end its occupation of Azerbaijani land. "Would you ask Armenia to end the occupation …

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Top Turkish, US officials discuss attacks on Azerbaijan

Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and U.S national security advisor Robert C. O'Brien on Tuesday discussed over phone bilateral ties, Armenian attacks on Azerbaijan and developments in the Eastern Mediterranean. …

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Cavusoglu and Pompeo discuss situation in Libya

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo discussed reducing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the current situation in Libya at a meeting Sunday in the capital of the Dominican Republic, Santo …

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Turkey warns US against hostile actions

The United States will pay the price if it acts against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the official representative of the Turkish leader, Ibrahim Kalin, wrote on Twitter. Thus, he commented on the statement made in December 2019 by the …

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US, Turkey conduct naval drills in eastern Mediterranean

On Wednesday, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that it has conducted naval exercises with the American forces in the Mediterranean Sea, Al-Masdar News reports. The Turkish Defense Ministry said, in a statement via Twitter that …

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Pentagon to buy F-35 fighters made for Turkey

Eight fifth-generation F-35 fighters of the American corporation Lockheed Martin, originally intended for Turkey, will be bought by the US Air Force for $862 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the press service of the Pentagon. …

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Erdogan and Trump discuss Libya and trade

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call to work more closely in Libya to ensure lasting stability in the country, the Turkish presidency said on Tuesday. According to the …

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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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