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Turkey Can Purchase Russia's Su-35, Su-57 Fighters If Us Does Not Sell F-16, Official Says

ANKARA (Sputnik) -Turkey can purchase Russia's Su-35 and Su-57 fighters if the United States freezes the sale of F-16 fighter jets, Turkish Presidency of Defence Industries chief Ismail Demir said on Monday.
Related topics: Turkey, Russia

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Beijing, Moscow, Ankara Push Us Out Of Red Sea Dominance

Beijing, Moscow, Ankara Push US Out Of Red Sea Dominance Authored by Gregory Copley via The Epoch Times, Washington’s escalating hybrid warfare operations against Ethiopia may have cost the United States its strategic influence over...
Related topics: China, Beijing, Russia, Moscow, Turkey, Ethiopia

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Ankara Claims Russia, Us Share Responsibility For Kurdish Attacks In Turkish-occupied Syria

Turkey has carried out three incursions into northern Syria since 2016, mostly against US-backed Syrian Kurdish militias calling themselves the Syrian Democratic Forces. Damascus has slammed Ankara over the illegal incursions, and demanded that all...
Related topics: Turkey, Russia, Syria

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Ukraine Is Set To Buy 24 Turkish Drones. So Why Hasn't Russia Pushed Back?

Ukraine hopes to quickly turn around a contract to buy 24 drones from Turkey, but the former's adversary and the latter's ally could upend the potential sale. Turkey is Russia's closest ally in NATO — which Ukraine wants to join — but Ankara and...
Related topics: Ukraine, Drones, Russia, Turkey, Nato, Moscow

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Six People With Russian Passports Detained In Turkey For Alleged Espionage, Reports Suggest

ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish police have detained six people with Russian passports who allegedly plotted an attack on foreigners and tried to obtain classified data, CNN Turk reported on 9 October, citing law enforcement sources.
Related topics: Turkey, Police, CNN

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Turkish Navy Prevents Malta-flagged Boat From Drilling In Mediterranean, Defence Ministry Says

ANKARA (Sputnik) - The Turkish navy has prevented Malta-flagged vessel Nautical Geo from fulfilling the request of Cyprus and conducting exploration for hydrocarbon deposits in Eastern Mediterranean, which Ankara considers as its territorial waters,...
Related topics: Malta, Turkey, Cyprus

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Putin And Erdogan Just Doubled Down On Defense Ties

Mark Episkopos Russia-Turkey, Erdogan revealed that Moscow and Ankara are exploring additional defense cooperation opportunities beyond the S-400 missile defense system. Fresh off a bilateral meeting, Russia and Turkey announce sweeping plans to...
Related topics: Vladimir Putin, Tayyip Erdogan, Russia, Turkey, Moscow

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Putin Praises Russian-turkish Cooperation On Libya, Syria, Other International Issues

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow and Ankara are successfully cooperating on a number of international issues, including Libya and Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi.
Related topics: Vladimir Putin, Libya, Syria, Russia, Moscow, Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan

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Turkish President Reveals Ankara Still Considering Purchase Of Second Batch Of S-400 Defence System

The United States has been voicing its opposition to Turkey acquiring Russian-made S-400 defence systems, claiming they pose a threat to F-35 fighter jets. Ankara, however, argues that S-400s can be used independently of the NATO defence systems.
Related topics: Turkey, Nato

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'i Explained Everything To Biden': Erdogan Reiterates Ankara Will Buy More S-400s From Russia

Ankara's move to buy Russian-made S-400 air defence systems triggered a crisis in Turkish-US relations in 2019, when the first batch, negotiated in 2017, was delivered to Turkey. It prompted the US to kick Turkey out of the F-35 fighter programme...
Related topics: Joe Biden, Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey, Russia

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Turkey’s Uyghur Dilemma In The Context Of China’s Belt And Road Initiative

Yet Ankara's recent alliances with Beijing are complicating historical bondsOriginally published on Global VoicesIllustration by Giovana Fleck, used with permission Turkey has traditionally been an ally of the Uyghurs due to strong linguistic,...
Related topics: Turkey, China, Beijing

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Kremlin Does Not Accept Ankara's Claims About Illegitimacy Of Vote In Crimea

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Kremlin does not accept Ankara's claims about the illegitimacy of the parliamentary vote in Crimea and declares this openly to the Turkish partners, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.
Related topics: Kremlin, Turkey, Crimea, Russia, Moscow

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Gaddafi's Son Moves To Turkey After Release From Prison, Family Member Says

ANKARA (Sputnik) - The son of the former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saadi Gaddafi, moved for Turkey after his release from prison in Tripoli, Moussa Ibrahim, the Gaddafi family representative and former information minister, said Friday.
Related topics: Muammar Al-Gaddafi, Turkey, Libya, Tripoli

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Lgbtq People In Afghanistan Are Holding Out Hope They’ll Be Able To Flee The Country, And Bracing...

Members of the Turkish LGBT+ community hold rainbow flags during a solidarity protest action to support Afghan women in Ankara on August 25, 2021. ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images Rainbow Railroad is a Canadian organization that helps rescue...
Related topics: Afghanistan, Protests, Turkey

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Death Toll From Flooding In Turkey's North Reaches 27, Emergency Management Body Says

ANKARA (Sputnik) - The death toll from torrential flooding and mudflows in Turkey's Black Sea coastal provinces of Kastamonu and Sinop grew to 27, the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said on Friday.
Related topics: Turkey, Black Friday

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Are Turkish Environmental Groups Alone In Criticizing The Beijing-ankara Economic Integration?

Construction on the Hunutlu plant started in September 2019Originally published on Global VoicesIllustration by Giovana Fleck based on EMBA's promotional images. China's largest investment in Turkey — a key component of its Belt and Road...
Related topics: China, Beijing, Turkey

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Ankara Summons Swiss Charge D’affaires Over Syrian Kurds' Office In Geneva

ANKARA (Sputnik) - The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Switzerland's Charge d’Affaires on Tuesday in connection with the opening in Geneva of a representative office of the Syrian Kurdish Self-Defence Forces (YPG), affiliated with the...
Related topics: Turkey, Switzerland

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Turkish Energy Minister: Power Station Damaged By Fires To Resume Work Soon

ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Thursday that the Kemerkoy thermal power plant in the southwestern city of Milas will resume operation in the near future after catching fire the day before.
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Moscow Appreciates Ankara's Stand On S-400, Maintains Contact To Boost Defence Cooperation

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow appreciates Turkey's position on the purchase of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems and sees significant potential for boosting defence cooperation with Ankara, as relevant departments are already in contact on this issue,...
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Turkey

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Erdogan Calls Wildfires International Threat Comparable To Terrorism, Pandemic

ANKARA (Sputnik) - Forest fires have become an international threat, comparable to the coronavirus pandemic and terrorism, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
Related topics: Tayyip Erdogan, Terrorism, Turkey

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