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Erdogan: S-400 contract implementation process continues

Erdogan: S-400 contract implementation process continues

The contract between Russia and Turkey on the supply of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems remains in force, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on the NTV channel. "Our process [with the Russian Federation to acquire the …

Turkey to negotiate with the US on purchasing F-35 fighters

Turkey to negotiate with the US on purchasing F-35 fighters

A meeting between Turkey and the United States on the purchase of American F-35 fighters for the country's air force will take place in the coming days, preparations are underway, Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar said. …

Turkey to discuss supply of F-35s with U.S.

Turkey to discuss supply of F-35s with U.S.

Turkey and the United States will discuss the situation around the F-35 fighter jet program during a meeting in Washington in early 2022, Turkish national defense minister Hulusi Akar said. "Regarding the F-35 issue, a US …

British F-35 fighter crashes in Mediterranean

British F-35 fighter crashes in Mediterranean

A British F-35 fighter jet has crashed into the sea during a routine operation in the Mediterranean, the British Ministry of Defence has said. The pilot ejected and has safely returned to the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen …

F-35 deadlock to dominate Erdogan-Biden meeting in Glasgow

F-35 deadlock to dominate Erdogan-Biden meeting in Glasgow

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday said issues over the F-35 fighter jet program will be the main topic at his upcoming meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden. Erdoğan said the meeting, earlier expected to take place in …

Turkey to Roll Out World’s First Drone Carrier

Turkey to Roll Out World’s First Drone Carrier

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is pursuing an ambitious goal. In order to realize Turkish great power fantasies, Turkey is not only developing an armory of international standing, but also wants to join the circle of the world’s …

Putin and Biden intend to hold talks with Erdogan

Putin and Biden intend to hold talks with Erdogan

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced meetings with his colleagues from Russia and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden. Erdogan has told his U.S. counterpart that Ankara will not change course on F-35 …

Meeting with Biden looms as critical test for Erdogan

Meeting with Biden looms as critical test for Erdogan

Bracing for a make-or-break meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains squeezed between an imposing need for a thaw in his fraught ties with Washington and the task of selling it to his fold at home, where anti-American sentiment is running high

U.S. removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet programme

U.S. removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet programme

The United States has officially notified Turkey that it has been removed from the F-35 fighter jet programme, state-run Anadolu news agency reported, citing a Pentagon official. Washington removed Turkey from the F-35 …

Ankara hopes that Turkey-Russia accord would be template for Biden

Ankara hopes that Turkey-Russia accord would be template for Biden

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday. This week’s transfer of power presents followers of Turkish-American relations with a crucial question: Under Biden’s watch, what lies ahead for bilateral relations, Daily Sabah writes in the article Turkey and the United States: So-called strategic partners? 

U.S. pushes F-35 fighter sale to UAE

U.S. pushes F-35 fighter sale to UAE

The Trump administration has accelerated a push to sell the F-35 stealth fighter and advanced armed drones to the United Arab Emirates, according to American officials familiar with the discussions. Administration officials in …