Senator Menendez Grills Secretary Blinken on Turkey
The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was grilled on Washington's support for Turkey by Bob Menendez at a Senate hearing on Wednesday. The Chairman of the Committee on International Relations of the Senate, a staunch critic of Erdogan's Turkey,...
Tasos Zambas: The Tireless Campaigner for Greece and Cyprus in the US
Tasos Zambas is a Greek Cypriot American who has been defending the national interests of Greece and Cyprus in the US since he immigrated as a refugee from his ancestral home following the Turkish invasion of 1974. Zambas, a close...
Senator Menendez Vows to Veto F-16 Sale to Turkey
Democrat Senator and Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Robert Menendez clarified that he will not approve the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. He added that the final text of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)...
U.S. Senate Drops Amendments Restricting F-16s Sale to Turkey
The U.S. Senate has dropped two important amendments for the potential sale of F-16 jets to Turkey from its version of the annual defense spending bill, it emerged on Tuesday. The amendments, introduced by Democratic Senators Bob Menendez and Chris...
Turkey a Persistent Threat in Eastern Mediterranean, Menendez Tells Athens Event
Sen. Menendez said Turkey is "a permanent threat in the East Mediterranean" as he received a honorary doctorate by the University of Athens.
Senator Menendez Slams Turkey for Welcoming Russian Oligarchs
Senator Bob Menendez slammed Turkey on Saturday for welcoming sanctioned Russian oligarchs into the country saying that this is the exact opposite message that the rest of NATO and indeed the world are sending. "Some partner. Turkey must step up...
Senator Menendez Opposes F-16 Jet Sale to Turkey
Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Sen. Bob Menendez expressed his opposition to the sale of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in a recent interview with the Air Force magazine. “I personally am not supportive of giving them...
US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Warns Turkey of New Sanctions
The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee and its Chairman Bob Menendez warned Turkey on Monday of new sanctions if it carries out its threat to purchase more weapon systems from Russia. “We were crystal clear when we wrote the CAATSA...
Malliotakis, Menendez Call for Free Elections, Human Rights in Cuba
Greek-American Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis is voicing her support for the burgeoning demonstrations in Cuba, which began recently.
Senate Leaders Assert Turkey Has No Immunity in DC Attack Case
Senator Menendez backed the Court's denial of Turkish claims of immunity in the attack on protestors that occurred in 2017.
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