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Erdogan: Biden had 'positive approach' on F-16 sale

Turkish President says US President showed willingness to get US lawmakers to back the sale of F-16 jets to Turkey.

Erdogan: Biden had 'positive approach' on F-16 sale

Biden to tell Erdogan to avoid crises

US President to warn Turkish counterpart during meeting on Sunday that any precipitous actions would not benefit US-Turkish relations.

Biden to tell Erdogan to avoid crises

US proposes sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey

Erdogan says the United States had proposed the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in return for its investment in the F-35 program.

US proposes sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey

Erdogan: Relations with Biden 'not off to a good start'

Turkish President: My wish is to have friendly and not hostile relations with the US.

Erdogan: Relations with Biden 'not off to a good start'

Erdogan has 'fruitful and sincere' meeting with Biden

Relations between the US and Turkey have soured since Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system.

Erdogan has 'fruitful and sincere' meeting with Biden

Erdogan to Biden: Reverse declaration on Armenian Genocide

Turkish President urges US President to swiftly reverse his declaration that the 1915 massacres of Armenians constituted genocide.

Erdogan to Biden: Reverse declaration on Armenian Genocide

Turkey summons US ambassador over Biden's recognition of Armenian Genocide

Turkey says Biden's statement recognizing massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as a genocide had no legal basis.

Turkey summons US ambassador

Biden informs Erdogan of plan to recognize Armenian Genocide

Biden's expected declaration that the Armenia massacre was a genocide risks angering Turkey but makes good on Biden's campaign pledge.

Biden informs Erdogan of plan to recognize Armenian Genocide

Turkey: We will not cancel purchase of Russian defense system

Turkey makes clear it will not turn back from its acquisition of S-400 defense systems despite US sanctions.

Turkey: We will not cancel purchase of Russian defense system

US sanctions Turkey over purchase of Russian defense system

US sanctions target Turkey's military procurement agency in response to Ankara's purchase of S-400 missile defense system.

US sanctions Turkey over purchase of Russian defense system

US official: Turkey faces sanctions over S-400 test

US official warns Turkey of possible sanctions following its test of Russia's S-400 air defense system.

US official: Turkey faces sanctions over S-400 test

Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases

Turkish President threatens to shut down air base which hosts US nuclear warheads.

Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases

Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate unanimously passes resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago.

Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey over S-400 purchase.

Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Trump considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400 purchase

Trump suggests S-400 controversy with Turkey was a result of Obama's refusal to sell Ankara the Patriot system.

Trump considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400 purchase

Turkey: We'll use S-400 despite US threats

Senior Turkish defense official downplays US threat of sanctions over his country's purchase of anti-missile system from Russia.

Turkey: We'll use S-400 despite US threats

Trump: I'm a fan of Erdogan

Trump downplays tensions with Turkey during meeting with Erdogan. "We have been friends for a long time."

Trump: I'm a fan of Erdoganplayer

House approves sanctions against Turkey

House of Representatives approves sanctions against Turkey over Syria operation.

House approves sanctions against Turkey

Turkey: No need to initiate another operation in Syria

Turkish defense ministry says it was informed by US that Kurdish withdrawal from Syria safe zone is complete.

Turkey: No need to initiate another operation in Syria

US charges Turkish bank with evading Iran sanctions

State-owned Halkbank accused in US of illegally moving about $20 billion worth of otherwise restricted Iranian funds.

US charges Turkish bank with evading Iran sanctions

Trump to Erdogan: Let's work out a deal, don't be a fool!

In letter last week, US President urged Turkish President to make a deal with the US on Syria.

Trump to Erdogan: Let's work out a deal, don't be a fool!

Why Turkey frightens Europe

Why Turkey frightens Europe

US announces possible sanctions against Turkey

Treasury Secretary says Trump will sign executive order expanding administration's ability to impose sanctions on Turkish officials.

US announces possible sanctions against Turkey

Graham: Could not agree with Netanyahu more

US Senator urges Trump to reverse his decision to withdraw troops from Syria after Turkey launches operation against Kurds.

Graham: Could not agree with Netanyahu more

Republicans introduce legislation to sanction Turkey

29 Republicans in House of Representatives announce legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey over its assault on Kurds.

Republicans introduce legislation to sanction Turkey

US threatens to 'penalize' Turkey over inhumane acts

State Department official: US will take penalizing action against Turkey if it engages in “inhumane and disproportionate” moves in Syria.

US threatens to 'penalize' Turkey over inhumane acts

Graham threatens Turkey with 'sanctions from hell'

South Carolina Senator says Congress will impose devastating sanctions on Turkey if it launches operation in Syria.

Graham threatens Turkey with 'sanctions from hell'

Trump: We're going to be watching Turkey

US President warns Turkey: If any of our people get hurt, big trouble.

Trump: We're going to be watching Turkey

US considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400s

Treasury Secretary says US considering sanctions over Turkey’s purchase of Russian-made air defense missile system.

US considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400s

US removes Turkey from F-35 program

US removes Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program in the wake its acquisition of S-400 Russian missile system.

US removes Turkey from F-35 program

Report: US to sanction Turkey over S-400

Officials say Trump’s team has settled on sanctions package to punish Turkey for receiving parts of Russian missile defense system.

Report: US to sanction Turkey over S-400

Turkey receives Russian S-400 missile system

Turkey receives first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defense system, risking deepening tensions with the United States.

Turkey receives Russian S-400 missile system

Erdogan: S-400 purchase a 'done deal'

Turkish President says his country has already bought the Russian S-400 missile defense systems and they will be delivered shortly.

Erdogan: S-400 purchase a 'done deal'

Sources: US won't accept more Turkish F-35 pilots

US officials say Washington won't train new pilots who on F-35 fighter jets due to Turkey's purchase of S-400s from Russia.

Sources: US won't accept more Turkish F-35 pilots

US considering suspending F-35 training for Turkish pilots

Sources say US may suspend training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets due to Turkey's purchase of S-400 from Russia.

US considering suspending F-35 training for Turkish pilots

Turkey denies US gave it deadline to reconsider S-400 purchase

Turkey’s Defense Minister says US did not give Turkey a deadline to reconsider purchase of Russian defense missile systems.

Turkey denies US gave it deadline to reconsider S-400 purchase

Turkey considering delaying purchase of Russian missile system

Sources say Turkey considering a US request to delay the purchase of S-400 missile defense system until 2020.

Turkey considering delaying purchase of Russian missile system

Turkey: We'll purchase S-400 despite possible US sanctions

Turkey dismisses US threats of sanctions if it went ahead with a Russian missile purchase.

Turkey: We'll purchase S-400 despite possible US sanctions

Turkey: S-400 purchase shouldn't trigger US sanctions

Turkey’s Defense Minister says his country’s purchase of Russian air defense missile system should not trigger US sanctions.

Turkey: S-400 purchase shouldn't trigger US sanctions

Erdogan: S-400 purchase from Russia will go ahead

Turkish President vows to go ahead with deal to purchase Russian missile defense systems, despite pressure from US not to do so.

Erdogan: S-400 purchase from Russia will go ahead