Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says all the Russian S-400s received by his country will be fully deployed in April 2020, and that Ankara seeks to produce the missile defense systems jointly with Moscow.
Turkey has called on the United States to refrain from steps that could harm bilateral relations after the US State Department said Ankara would face “real and negative consequences” in case it presses ahead with plans to acquire advanced Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems.
Turkey called on the United States on Wednesday to avoid steps harmful to bilateral relations after the US State Department spokeswoman reiterated Ankara would face “real and negative consequences” for acquiring Russian S-400 defense systems.
A car exploded in southeast Turkey near the border with Syria on Friday, killing three Syrian people, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that initial findings showed the blast may be terrorism-related.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has censured major American daily newspaper The Washington Post for promoting "terrorist propaganda," after it published an article penned by a founder of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group.