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USA warns Turkey of S-400 from Russia or else face sanctions

The US State Department has warned Turkey to avoid “transactions with Russia’s defense sector” or else face sanctions. The warning comes a day after Russian news agency Tass reported that Moscow and Ankara had signed a contract for the shipment of a second batch of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems. “The …

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Stoltenberg hints at risks from Turkey’s S-400, No-Fly Zone in Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shown the importance of NATO allies not being dependent on Russian military equipment, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in his speech at the Diplomacy Forum in Antalya on Friday. While he did not explicitly mentioned the Russian S-400 missiles, both Turkish and Greek media understood …

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United States sanctions Turkey over Russian missiles S-400

The US State Department announced on Monday that it imposes sanction to Turkey for the purchase and testing of Russian S-400 missiles. The sanctions are imposed under CAATSA 231. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet that Turkey’s S-400 system risks U.S. military technology and personnel and …

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Did Turkey proceed with testing its S-400 air-defense missiles?

A missile was fired into the sky on Friday on Turkey’s Black Sea coast town of Sinop where the military was expected to test its newly purchased Russian-made S-400 defence systems. Testing of S-400 could create tensions between Turkey and the United States and the NATO, as the purchase from …

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Trump: US will not sell F-35 to Turkey, but reluctant to impose sanctions

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration would not sell to Turkey F-35 fighter jets because of Ankara’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defense system. However, he showed reluctance to impose sanctions against the country. During a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Trump said “we are now telling Turkey…we’re …

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S-400 missile defense systems arrive in Turkey (video)

First shipment of Russian S-400 missile defense system hardware to Ankara started on July 12, Turkey’s National Defense Ministry said on Friday. “First batch of equipment of S-400 missile defense system, which is procured to meet Turkey’s air and missile defense need, has started to arrive at Mürted Air Base …

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Turkey threatens US with retaliation over Russian S-400 missiles

Turkey will never retreat on its deal to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems, the country’s foreign minister said on Friday. “We will never take a step back [on the S-400s],” Mevlut Cavusoglu told Anadolu Agency’s segment Editor’s Desk in the capital Ankara. “We will continue our dedication in order …

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When Turkey fumes about the US, it massively violates Greek Air Space

The more the tension rises between Turkey and the USA, the more Turkish fighter jets violate Greek airspace in an effort to show off. More than 84 violations of the Athens FIR and overflights without permission have been recorded in the last 24 hours. Turkish pilots flew over the islands …

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Turkey threatens to install S-400 near Greece and Cyprus

Despite warnings from the international community and particularly the United States, Turkey is determined to proceed with the purchase of the Russian missiles defense system S-400. And not only that. Ankara threatens its neighbor Greece to install the S-400 along the Turkish coasts on the Aegean Sea in order to …

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“If Greece buys S-400, why can’t Turkey?” say Russian military experts

Turkey is not the first NATO country to buy the S-400 air defense system, Russian military experts said arguing with the false claim that Greece has already bought such a system. Speaking at a meeting on “Russian-Turkish Relations and Regional Security: Erdogan’s visit to Moscow,” Vladimir Yevseyev said Greece was …

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Turkey to get S-400 in 2019, operate Akkuyu Nuclear Plant in 2023

Russia, Turkey have agreed to speed up delivery of Russian S-400 air defense systems, Vladimir Putin said during his visit in Ankara on Tuesday. Thew S-400 deal has met the opposition of  Turkey’s NATO allies, and upset Washington. The two presidents also laid the foundations for the Akkuyu Nuclear Power …

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NATO maintains “equal distance policy” to Greek soldiers issue

Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, maintained the usual “equal distance policy” in the case of the two Greek soldiers currently in custody in Turkish prison. In an interview with Turkish news agency Anadolu, Stoltenberg was quoted as saying “this is an issue that must be resolved between Greece and …

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Russia and Turkey claim they have signed S-400 contract

Money sent, contract signed. The contract for S-400 missiles systems has been allegedly signed between Russia and Turkey. The military aide for military-technical cooperation of President Vladimir Putin announced the deal signature, said the contract was now about to be executed. On the Turkish side, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced …

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