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Fifteenth plane with S-400 components arrives in Turkey

Fifteenth plane with S-400 components arrives in Turkey

The fifteenth Russian aircraft with components for S-400 missile systems has arrived in Ankara, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense reported. "The deliveries of S-400 air defense systems continue," RIA Novosti cited …

Tenth plane with S-400 components arrives in Turkey

Tenth plane with S-400 components arrives in Turkey

  The tenth Russian aircraft with a new batch of components for S-400 missile systems has arrived in Ankara, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense reported. "The deliveries of S-400 air defense systems …

Another plane carrying S-400 components arrives in Turkey

Another plane carrying S-400 components arrives in Turkey

The eighth Russian aircraft with another batch of components for S-400 missile systems has arrived in Ankara, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense reported. "The deliveries of S-400 air defense systems continue. The eighth …

 Shoigu and Akar discuss situation in Idlib

Shoigu and Akar discuss situation in Idlib

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar held telephone talks, the Turkish defense ministry said. The parties discussed issues of regional security, …

Levan Izoria starts his visit to Azerbaijan

Levan Izoria starts his visit to Azerbaijan

Georgian Minister of Defense Levan Izoria has arrived in Azerbaijan’s Gabala city to attend the trilateral meeting of ministers of defense of Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Georgia, the press service of …

Soldier killed in Turkey's Hakkari car accident

Soldier killed in Turkey's Hakkari car accident

One Turkish soldier died due to a military vehicle accident in eastern Hakkari province, the Turkish Defense Ministry said. "Our fellow soldier, Specialist Corporal Fatih Oz was martyred due to a military vehicle accident on …

Turkey's defense chief denies U.S. deadline on S-400

Turkey's defense chief denies U.S. deadline on S-400

Turkey’s defense minister Hulusi Akar denied claims the U.S. gave Turkey a deadline to reconsider buying Russia's S-400 air defense missile systems. Speaking to Haberturk channel, the minister said …

Turkish military launches operation in northern Iraq

Turkish military launches operation in northern Iraq

Turkey’s military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. The military action began with …

Turkish army eliminates three terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish army eliminates three terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish fighter jets hit weapon emplacements and shelters used by PKK terror group in northern Iraq, Turkish Defense Ministry said, adding that three militants were killed in the attack. In a statement, the ministry said airstrikes were …

Shoigu and Akar discuss Idlib in phone conversation

Shoigu and Akar discuss Idlib in phone conversation

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu discussed with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar the latest developments in Syria's Idlib province in a phone conversation, Turkey's Defense Ministry …

Turkey opens center to manage operation in Syria

Turkey opens center to manage operation in Syria

Turkey's defense minister and chief of general staff on Saturday inaugurated a center in southeastern Sanliurfa province that would manage possible military operation against terrorists east of the Euphrates River in Syria, Anadolu Agency …

Turkey discusses with US purchase of Russia’s S-400

Turkey discusses with US purchase of Russia’s S-400

Yesterday, the meeting of the acting US Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan, and the Minister of National Defense of Turkey, Hulusi Akar, took place. The relevant message posted on the Pentagon website. As noted in the statement, in …

Turkey holding Kış 2019 military exercises in Kars

Turkey holding Kış 2019 military exercises in Kars

Turkey is holding large-scale international military exercises in its Kars province. The representatives of 15 countries are taking part in the military exercises titled 'Kış 2019' (Winter 2019). It was noted that …

Shoigu and Akar to discuss Syria in Ankara - media

Shoigu and Akar to discuss Syria in Ankara - media

Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will make a visit to Ankara today upon the invitation of Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar. The ministers are expected to hold talks focused on the latest …