Turkey and the US

U.S. threatens Turkey with denial of F-16 fighter jets

U.S. threatens Turkey with denial of F-16 fighter jets

Turkey’s objection to the start of Finland’s and Sweden’s accession talks to NATO generated some dismay on Capitol Hill, The Washington Post reported. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez …

Turkish Finance Minister to attend G-20 meeting in US

Turkish Finance Minister to attend G-20 meeting in US

Minister of Treasury and Finance of Turkey Nureddin Nebati will take part in the meeting of finance ministers and heads of central banks of the countries participating in the G20 (G-20) and the spring sessions of a number of international …

Ankara may consider purchasing Russian Su-57 jets

Ankara may consider purchasing Russian Su-57 jets

Turkey may consider acquiring Russian Su-57 aircraft if the U.S. Congress refuses to sell it F-16 fighter jets, Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported. Ankara has requested from Washington 40 F-16 Block 70 fighter jets and 80 Block 70 …

U.S. suggested Turkey transfer Russia's S-400 to Ukraine

U.S. suggested Turkey transfer Russia's S-400 to Ukraine

The United States has informally raised with Turkey the unlikely possibility of sending its Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems to Ukraine to help it fight Russian forces, according to three sources familiar with the matter. U.S. …

Cavusoglu discusses Turkey’s Ukraine efforts with Blinken

Cavusoglu discusses Turkey’s Ukraine efforts with Blinken

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu informed U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken about his country’s ideas about easing the tensions between Russia and Ukraine, a source in the Turkish foreign ministry said after their telephone …

U.S. and Turkish presidential advisers discuss Ukraine crisis

U.S. and Turkish presidential advisers discuss Ukraine crisis

Turkish Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin and United States National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan discussed bilateral relations, Ukraine crisis and Turkey's normalization with Armenia in phone call late Tuesday. According to …

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 …

Turkey, US to form joint working group on S-400

Turkey, US to form joint working group on S-400

Turkey and the United States will establish a joint working group on disagreements, including the issues of the PKK terrorist group's Syrian branch YPG, the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) and the Russian-made advanced S-400 defense …

Biden raises concerns over S-400 with Erdoğan

Biden raises concerns over S-400 with Erdoğan

U.S. President Joe Biden conveyed to his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan Washington’s concern over Ankara’s use of Russian S-400 air defense systems at the G20 summit in Rome last weekend, State Department spokesman Ned Price …

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 ready to purchase Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets

Turkey ready to purchase Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets

Turkey is still ready to consider purchasing Russian-made Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets, if Ankara fails to reach agreement with Washington on the delivery of US F-16 fighters, Head of Turkey’s Defense Industry Ismail Demir said on …