The relationship is in trouble.
The U.S. has threatened to end Turkey’s participation in the F-35 fighter program by July 31 if Ankara doesn’t scrap the S-400 deal.
A Bloomberg report says Turkey has been stockpiling...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two Turkish CN-235 surveillance planes entered Greece's airspace over the Aegean Sea amid ongoing tensions between Ankara and Athens over Turkey's drilling operations off Cyprus' coast, local media reported, citing defence sources.
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ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu denied on Thursday that his country was on its way out of the United States' F-35 fighter jet program following a spat over Russian missile purchases.
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ANKARA (Sputnik) - Some 90 US service personnel arrived in southern Turkey on Monday, days after the two allies agreed to set up a safe zone in northeastern Syria, Haderturk reported.
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The US has suspended shipments of the fifth-generation jet to Turkey and stopped training its pilots since it failed to convince Ankara to drop a contract on Russian S-400 air defence systems in favour of American Patriot systems.
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Last month, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned that Ankara is set to retaliate against the sanctions that Washington intends to impose on Turkey over its purchase of Russia's S-400 air defence system.
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The Turkish industry and technology minister’s comments have come after two year of tensions between his country and the US over the shipments of Russian-produced S-400 missile defence systems – something that Washington has strongly opposed,...
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ANTAKYA, Turkey (Sputnik) - Turkey will launch an operation in Syria in the east of the Euphrates River, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that Ankara already notified Russia and the United States about its plans.
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An international human rights group is accusing Turkey of forcibly deporting Syrians to their war-torn country. Ankara denies the accusation but is defending its ongoing crackdown on unregistered refugees."Turkey claims it helps Syrians voluntarily...
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ANKARA, (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Friday that Ankara might reconsider buying Boeing aircraft from the United States if it follows through on its threat to impose sanctions over the acquisition of Russian S-400 air...
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In a move that threatens to reaffirm the growing military rift between Turkey and NATO, Russia’s defense industry is stepping up its efforts to sell Ankara its Su-35 fighter on the heels of the S-400...
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ANKARA (Sputnik) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad, who is paying a visit to Ankara, the Turkish president’s administration said in a statement following the dismissal of...
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In an interview with Defense News Saturday, US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein refused to say for certain that the Pentagon’s F-35s will never operate from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. Ankara was recently barred from buying the jet out...
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The news comes after the US Department of Defence (DoD) said on Wednesday it was in the process of “unwinding” Turkey from its F35 Joint Strike Fighter programme after the latter chose to buy Russia’s S-400 surface-to-air missile defence...
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Despite the continued US pressure to expel Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400s, Washington failed to persuade Ankara to take the “right decision”. The Turkish leadership has demonstrated the...
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The entire F-35 fighter jet program could be at risk if Turkey is excluded following Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems, according to a Monday statement from former US congressman and co-founder of Turkish...
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The first batch of Russian S-400 air defence system components was brought to Turkey last week. Moscow and Ankara signed a loan agreement for the delivery of S-400 systems in December 2017.
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