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Secretary Pompeo Speaks With Turkish FM Cavusoglu on Sanctions

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke this week with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to discuss the December 14 imposition of sanctions by the United States on its NATO ally Turkey for its procurement of the Russian-made S-400...

Erdogan Claims US Sanctions Part of “Hostile Stance” Against Turkish Sovreignty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan charged on Wednesday in a videoconference address that the sanctions imposed by the United States as punishment for his nation's purchase of the S-400 missile system from Russia last year was evidence of the...

Top Erdogan Advisor Would “Teach Americans How to Swim” in Response to Sanctions

In a swipe aimed at the United States after the Friday passing of the Armed Forces Bill, which contained sanctions against Turkey, the top advisor to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that his country would "teach...

United States Sanctions Turkey Over S-400 Missile Purchase

The United States is finally sanctioning Turkey over the fellow NATO country's purchase of the S-400 missile system from Russia in 2019, according to a statement released by the US State Department on Monday afternoon. In the document, Secretary of...

Defense Bill Calling for Sanctions on Turkey Over S-400 Missile Purchase Passes Overwhelmingly

The United States, with or without the blessing of President Trump, may be soon lowering the boom on fellow NATO ally Turkey over its purchase last year of the Russian S-400 missile system. On Friday, the gigantic $741-billion defense bill...

Pentagon Promises “Serious Consequences” After Turkey Tests S-400 Missile System

After Turkey tested the Russian S-400 air-defense missile system, chief Pentagon spokesman Johnathan Rath Hoffman stressed that the act was a violation of the country's "commitments as a US and NATO ally" on Friday. The S-400 system, considered one of...

US Senators Call for Sanctions on Turkey After Russian S-400 Test

The top majority and minority leaders of the US Senate's Foreign Relations Committee have called on the Trump administration to impose sanctions on Turkey following the country's testing Friday of its Russian-built S-400 air defense system. https://twitter.com/e_amyna/status/1317058481309048832 Committee Chairman Jim Risch...

EU "Strongly Deplores" Turkish Provocations Against Greece and Cyprus — While Missile Tested on Black Sea

European heads of states and governments met in Brussels on Friday in a summit which was to address a range of issues, from fishery rights and Brexit talks to measures to deal with the coronavirus. However, at the urging of...

Turkey Tests Missile at Site of Russian-Made S-400 Weapons System

On Friday afternoon, Turkey tested a missile at the site where Turkey had indicated it was about to test one of its controversial S-400 missiles, which were made in Russia and purchased under threats from NATO that the use...

EU “Strongly Deplores” Turkish Provocations Against Greece and Cyprus — While Missile Tested on Black Sea

European heads of states and governments met in Brussels on Friday in a summit which was to address a range of issues, from fishery rights and Brexit talks to measures to deal with the coronavirus. However, at the urging of...