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Turkey's president: we may purchase Russian warplanes

Turkey's president: we may purchase Russian warplanes

Turkey may purchase Russian warplanes if the United States cancels the delivery of the F-35 aircraft, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "When we bought the S-400 [missile systems], we did not ask …

Akar: Turkey's removal from F-35 program to weaken NATO

Akar: Turkey's removal from F-35 program to weaken NATO

Turkey's removal from the F-35 program will negatively affect the strength of NATO's southern wing in particular, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said a day after the U.S. announced it would remove Turkey from the …

Could NATO expel Turkey?

Could NATO expel Turkey?

The drumbeat to expel Turkey from NATO has been building steadily since Ankara began accepting S-400 deliveries from Russia last week. U.S. officials warned Turkey for more than a year that the S-400 batteries posed a threat to …

"Turkey to be stronger after F-35 removal"

"Turkey to be stronger after F-35 removal"

Head of Turkey’s Defence Industry Directorate Ismail Demir said that Turkish defence industry will be stronger after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme. Speaking to …

Turkey to buy Russia's fighter jets?

Turkey to buy Russia's fighter jets?

Turkey will consider purchasing Russian fighter jets as well if the United States refuses to deliver it the F-35 aircraft, Bloomberg reported. According to the agency, Ankara has stockpiled crucial spare parts for American-made weapons …