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Turkey: We will not cancel purchase of Russian defense system

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.Elad Benari, 12/02/2021 05:55
US sanctions Turkey over 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.Elad Benari, 15/12/2020 04:22
US official: Turkey faces sanctions over S-400 test

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.Elad Benari, 29/10/2020 04:41
Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases

Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases

Turkish President threatens to shut down air base which hosts US nuclear warheads.Elad Benari, 15/12/2019 23:33
Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate unanimously passes resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019 23:38
Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey over S-400 purchase.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019 06:20
Trump considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400 purchase

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.Elad Benari, 04/12/2019 05:51
Turkey: We'll use S-400 despite US threats

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2019 06:07
Trump: I'm a fan of Erdogan

Trump: I'm a fan of Erdogan

Trump downplays tensions with Turkey during meeting with Erdogan. "We have been friends for a long time."Ben Ariel, 14/11/2019 03:37
House approves sanctions against Turkey

House approves sanctions against Turkey

House of Representatives approves sanctions against Turkey over Syria operation.Elad Benari, 30/10/2019 06:07
Turkey: No need to initiate another operation in Syria

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.Ben Ariel, 23/10/2019 02:53
US charges Turkish bank with evading Iran sanctions

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.Ben Ariel, 17/10/2019 06:09
Trump to Erdogan: Let's work out a deal, don't be a fool!

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.Elad Benari, 17/10/2019 00:30
Why Turkey frightens Europe

Why Turkey frightens Europe

Europe is never going to break the yoke imposed on it by the Turks. Giulio Meotti, 15/10/2019 16:59
US announces possible sanctions against Turkey

US announces possible sanctions against Turkey

Treasury Secretary says Trump will sign executive order expanding administration's ability to impose sanctions on Turkish officials.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/10/2019 00:03
Graham: Could not agree with Netanyahu more

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.Elad Benari, 11/10/2019 06:38
Republicans introduce legislation to sanction Turkey

Republicans introduce legislation to sanction Turkey

29 Republicans in House of Representatives announce legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey over its assault on Kurds.Elad Benari, 11/10/2019 04:12
US threatens to 'penalize' Turkey over inhumane acts

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.Elad Benari, 11/10/2019 02:09
Graham threatens Turkey with 'sanctions from hell'

Graham threatens Turkey with 'sanctions from hell'

South Carolina Senator says Congress will impose devastating sanctions on Turkey if it launches operation in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/10/2019 22:40
Trump: We're going to be watching Turkey

Trump: We're going to be watching Turkey

US President warns Turkey: If any of our people get hurt, big trouble.Elad Benari, 08/10/2019 00:07
US considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400s

US considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400s

Treasury Secretary says US considering sanctions over Turkey’s purchase of Russian-made air defense missile system.Elad Benari, 10/09/2019 06:10
US removes Turkey from F-35 program

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.Elad Benari, 18/07/2019 04:04
Report: US to sanction Turkey over S-400

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.Ben Ariel, 14/07/2019 06:13
Turkey receives Russian S-400 missile system

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/07/2019 01:42
Erdogan: S-400 purchase a 'done deal'

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.Elad Benari, 13/06/2019 04:06
Sources: US won't accept more Turkish F-35 pilots

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.Elad Benari, 07/06/2019 04:59
US considering suspending F-35 training for Turkish 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.Elad Benari, 29/05/2019 04:30
Turkey denies US gave it deadline to reconsider S-400 purchase

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.Elad Benari, 28/05/2019 06:35
Turkey considering delaying purchase of Russian missile system

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.Elad Benari, 14/05/2019 04:44
Turkey: We'll purchase S-400 despite possible US sanctions

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.Elad Benari, 06/05/2019 06:35
Turkey: S-400 purchase shouldn't trigger 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.Elad Benari, 16/04/2019 05:37
Erdogan: S-400 purchase from Russia will go ahead

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.Elad Benari, 06/04/2019 00:14
Turkish FM: S-400 purchase from Russia a 'done deal'

Turkish FM: S-400 purchase from Russia a 'done deal'

Turkey’s Foreign Minister says his country's purchase of Russian missile defense systems cannot be canceled.Elad Benari, 05/04/2019 06:32
Pence warns Turkey

Pence warns Turkey

US Vice President warns Turkey against buying Russian anti-missile system.Elad Benari, 04/04/2019 01:06
US stops delivery of F-35s to Turkey

US stops delivery of F-35s to Turkey

Delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey halted in response to purchase of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile system.Elad Benari, 02/04/2019 00:07
Erdogan: S-400 purchase has nothing to do with US

Erdogan: S-400 purchase has nothing to do with US

Turkish President responds after US warns of "grave consequences" if Turkey goes through with purchase of Russian defense systems.Elad Benari, 10/03/2019 06:11
US general: No F-35s to Turkey if it buys Russian defense system

US general: No F-35s to Turkey if it buys Russian defense system

Top US general says he would recommend to withhold delivery of fighter jets to Turkey if it purchases Russian S-400 air defense system.Elad Benari, 06/03/2019 06:10
Trump and Erdogan discuss Syria

Trump and Erdogan discuss Syria

Turkish President and US President discuss creation of "security zone" in north Syria.Elad Benari, 15/01/2019 00:35
Erdogan: US withdrawal from Syria must be planned carefully

Erdogan: US withdrawal from Syria must be planned carefully

Turkish President says his country is best partner to work with US on withdrawal from Syria, reaffirms commitment to defeating ISIS.Ben Ariel, 08/01/2019 04:10
Turkey refuses to cancel purchase of S-400 from Russia

Turkey refuses to cancel purchase of S-400 from Russia

Turkey reportedly rejects US offer to cancel its purchase of S-400 missiles from Russia.Elad Benari, 07/01/2019 04:39
Erdogan invites Trump to Turkey

Erdogan invites Trump to Turkey

White House spokesman says Turkish President invited Trump to visit Turkey in 2019.Elad Benari, 25/12/2018 03:37
Turkey: US missile deal doesn't affect deal with Russia

Turkey: US missile deal doesn't affect deal with Russia

Erdogan spokesman says Turkey’s purchase of Patriot missiles will not affect its deal to acquire S-400 missiles from Russia.Elad Benari, 25/12/2018 02:08
US approves sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey

US approves sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey

United States to sell $3.5 billion in missiles to Turkey.Ben Ariel, 20/12/2018 04:44
Report: US could remove Erdogan rival

Report: US could remove Erdogan rival

White House reportedly looking for ways to remove Fethulleh Gulen from the US in order to placate Turkey over Saudi journalist's murder.Ben Ariel, 16/11/2018 02:35
‘Haley was a locomotive’

‘Haley was a locomotive’

Watch: Duvi Honig, CEO of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, interviewed on Turkish television.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2018 00:48
Trump meets pastor freed by Turkey

Trump meets pastor freed by Turkey

American pastor Andrew Brunson, released from a prison in Turkey, thanks Trump for the administration's work to free him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2018 03:05
Turkey to free detained US pastor?

Turkey to free detained US pastor?

Report says US and Turkey have reached secret deal to secure release of Andrew Brunson. State Department: We're not aware of a deal.Elad Benari, 12/10/2018 01:08
Erdogan: US making 'unlawful requests' regarding jailed pastor

Erdogan: US making 'unlawful requests' regarding jailed pastor

Turkish President says US won't be able to secure release of jailed pastor Andrew Brunson by using threats.Elad Benari, 05/09/2018 06:44
Erdogan spokesman: U.S. 'disregarding' our legal process

Erdogan spokesman: U.S. 'disregarding' our legal process

Spokesman for Turkish President calls on United States to respect Turkey's judicial independence in case of detained pastor.Elad Benari, 23/08/2018 01:09
Erdogan spokesman condemns attack on U.S. embassy

Erdogan spokesman condemns attack on U.S. embassy

Spokesman for Turkish President says attack on U.S. Embassy in Ankara was an attempt to create chaos.Ben Ariel, 21/08/2018 05:15
Trump: There will be no concessions to Turkey

Trump: There will be no concessions to Turkey

President Trump rules out making concessions to Turkey to gain the freedom of a detained American pastor.Elad Benari, 21/08/2018 00:06
Abbas to Erdogan: 'Palestine' supports you

Abbas to Erdogan: 'Palestine' supports you

PA chairman expresses support for Turkey in its crisis with the United States.Elad Benari, 17/08/2018 05:43
Trump: We will pay Turkey nothing

Trump: We will pay Turkey nothing

Trump blasts Turkey as tensions continue over imprisonment of American pastor.Elad Benari, 17/08/2018 04:14
Mnuchin says more sanctions could be imposed on Turkey

Mnuchin says more sanctions could be imposed on Turkey

U.S. Treasury Secretary says Washington ready to place economic sanctions on Turkey if detained American pastor isn't released.Ben Ariel, 17/08/2018 03:04
U.S. official warns Turkey more sanctions could be coming

U.S. official warns Turkey more sanctions could be coming

White House says Turkey could face more economic sanctions if it refuses to release jailed American pastor.Ben Ariel, 15/08/2018 03:06
Bolton meets Turkish Ambassador

Bolton meets Turkish Ambassador

U.S. National Security Adviser meets Turkish Ambassador, discuss detention of American pastor in Turkey.Ben Ariel, 14/08/2018 00:38
Erdogan: U.S. gave us deadline to release pastor

Erdogan: U.S. gave us deadline to release pastor

Turkish President reveals the United States gave his country deadline to release detained American pastor Andrew Brunson.Ben Ariel, 13/08/2018 03:07