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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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US senator Menendez calls for sanctions against Turkey

Bob Menendez, US senator for the state of New Jersey and one of the architects of the landmark Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act, has called for sanctions to be brought against Turkey over its “escalation in aggression in the eastern Mediterranean in a way that threatens US interests.” …

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US Senator Menendez in Athens meets the President of Republic, Defense Minister

US Senator and member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Robert Menendez arrived in Athens on Monday for a series of meetings with the political leadership. Menendez is the American politician who pushed the US Senate to block the delivery of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey and the co-architect of East …

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