Turkey and the US

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 …

Turkey asks U.S. to buy 40 F-16 jets - sources

Turkey asks U.S. to buy 40 F-16 jets - sources

Turkey has made a request to the U.S. to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets and nearly 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes, as the NATO ally looks to modernize its Air Force after the purchase of F-35 jets fell through, …

Syria urges Turkey and U.S. to withdraw troops at UNGA

Syria urges Turkey and U.S. to withdraw troops at UNGA

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad called on the United States and Turkey to withdraw their troops from the Arab republic, and warned separatists in the country's north against seeking help from outside forces in his address to the UN …

Erdogan Says Ties With U.S. Strained, Talks Up Russia Links

Erdogan Says Ties With U.S. Strained, Talks Up Russia Links

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his relationship with Joe Biden remained strained, after years of policy grievances between the NATO allies and some personal rancor, Bloomberg reports.  “I cannot honestly say that …

Erdogan to visit U.S. in September

Erdogan to visit U.S. in September

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will pay a visit to the United States on Sept. 19-22 to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Erdogan will address participants at the summit to be held at the U.N. headquarters in New …

White House: U.S. working with Turkey, Qatar on Kabul airport

White House: U.S. working with Turkey, Qatar on Kabul airport

The United States is working together with Turkey and Qatar on Afghanistan’s Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Saying that opening the airport and regional airports is …