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US Senate drops amendments restricting F-16 sale to Turkey

Two amendments introduced by Democratic Senators Bob Menendez and Chris van Hollen restricting the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey have been dropped from the Senate version of the annual US defense spending bill. The Senate formally kicked off debate Tuesday on the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), …

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Frosty atmosphere in Prague as Erdogan attacks Greece again

Frosty atmosphere between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the European Political Community summit in Prague, where the two leaders did not even exchanged a glance  when they headed to the group photo opportunity. Once again Erdogan verbally attacked Greece accusing it of creating …

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Turkey-Libya preliminary hydrocarbon deal prompts Greece, Egypt to push back

Libya’s Tripoli government signed a preliminary deal on energy exploration on Monday, prompting Greece and Egypt to say they would oppose any activity in disputed areas of the eastern Mediterranean. Libya’s eastern-based parliament, which backs an alternative administration, also rejected the deal. Speaking at a ceremony in Tripoli, Turkish Foreign …

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Turkey continues its lunatic rhetoric and accusations against Greece

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Tuesday that Greece continues with its “provocative actions”, despite Turkey’s efforts to ease tensions. He accused Greece for “two-faced” diplomacy, for “deceit and hypocrisy,”Turkish state-run news agency anadolu reported.. “Despite all our well-intentioned efforts, unfortunately, our neighbor Greece continues to increase the tension …

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Turkey claims alleged PKK terrorist was trained in Greece

Turkey claimed a suspected member of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), recently arrested in Istanbul, was trained in Greece. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu claimed on a tweet on Monday that the arrestee was preparing a terrorist attack against the country after receiving training in Lavrio, in south-eastern Attica. Sevgili …

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