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Greeks, Armenians protest Trump’s intervention for F-35 delivery to Turkey

The Armenian National Committee of American (ANCA), In Defense of Christians (IDC) and the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) expressed sharp disappointment on Friday  over the Trump Administration’s newly revealed opposition to Congressional restrictions upon the sale of advanced F-35 aircraft to Turkey. Trump Opposition to Congressional Restrictions on F-35 …

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US takes one more step towards freezing sale of F-35 to Turkey

A U.S. Senate committee passed its version of a $716 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, including a measure to prevent Turkey from purchasing Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, from Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Republican Senator Thom …

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US lawmakers seek to freeze sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey

US lawmakers have introduced a new bipartisan bill seeking to ban F-35 deliveries to an “increasingly hostile and authoritarian” Turkey, partly because of Ankara’s decision to purchase Russia’s missile defense systems. Seeking to pressure Turkey into behaving in a manner worthy of NATO “standards,” and to limit sharing of the alliance’s assets …

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Turkey threatens the US with retaliation if F-35 fighter jets deal halted

Turkey has said it will retaliate if the U.S. halts sales of new generation F-35 fighter jets in reaction to the Turkish government’s purchase of S-400 anti-ballistic missile systems from Russia. “It’s not right for them to speak with us in a threatening way. If they take such a step …

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MoD Kammenos says “Greece and France discuss construction of frigates”

Amid great confusion over the alleged leasing of two French FREMM frigates, Defense Minister Panos Kammenos organized a press conference to clarify the issue. Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, and French President, Emmanuel Macron, have discussed the possible construction of frigates in Greece, Kammenos said on Wednesday morning. The Defense …

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