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Deploying Russian advanced S-400 air defense missile systems in Turkey will begin in October

The process of deploying Russian advanced S-400 air defense missile systems in Turkey will begin in October, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said at a meeting with editors of the Anadolu news agency on Friday.

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Turkey says done deal on Russia missile ignoring U.S.’ warning

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey’s deal to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems had “nothing to do” with the security of the U.S.

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

A top US general said on Tuesday that he would recommend that the United States withhold delivery of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey if Ankara goes through with the purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense system.

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Turkey’s Erdogan says more than 310,000 Syrians return home

Some 311,000 Syrian refugees have returned to their homeland following military operations launched by Turkey in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.

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Pence: ‘We will not stand idly by’ as Turkey purchases S-400

Mike Pence repeated warnings to Turkey not to proceed with the purchase of Russia’s S-400 missile defense system, a day after Turkey dismissed the first of two deadlines to cease with the planned sale.

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Ahead of the Astana summit, Iran, Turkey and Russia clarify their positions on the Syrian issue

Ahead of a new round of Syria talks within the framework of Astana peace process, Iran, Russia and Turkey, as the three guarantors of the Syrian cease fire increase their diplomatic efforts regarding the war-torn Arab country. While Moscow and Ankara declare reaching decisive measures on the fate of northern Syria, Iran urges unauthorized foreign forces to leave the Syrian territories.

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Greece urges EU to ‘do all’ for refugees in Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who is visiting Turkey on Tuesday, has called on the EU to “do all it can to support” Turkey, which is currently hosting four million refugees.

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Challenges for AK Party to overcome in March elections

Following a decade of fragile coalition governments in Turkey throughout the 1990s, voters reshaped Parliament into a more stable, two-party rivalry in the 2002 general elections when the newly formed Justice and Development Party (AK Party) entered the country’s political sphere.

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Iran, Turkey discuss ways to bypass US sanctions

Iran and Turkey have discussed ways, including preferential trade and bartering, to develop mutual trade amid U.S. sanctions against Iran, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.

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US-Turkey talks on Syria intensify ahead of Erdogan’s meeting with Putin

US talks with Turkey over a safe zone in Syria have intensified this week ahead of a highly anticipated trip by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Moscow on Wednesday.

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Donald Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurds

Donald Trump has threatened Nato ally Turkey with economic devastation if Ankara attacks the Kurds after the withdrawal of US troops from Syria.

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US ‘hopeful’ on deal to protect Kurds

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is optimistic an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria after the US leaves.

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US tells Turkey to give up on Russian S-400s in exchange for Patriot systems deal – report

The US has made an official offer to Turkey for a $3.5 billion sale of American Patriot missile systems, but only under the condition that Ankara cancels its S-400 purchase from Russia, local media has reported.

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Will Kurds Keep American Weapons After Syria Withdrawal? – OpEd

The US commanders planning for the withdrawal of the American troops from Syria are recommending that the Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State be allowed to keep the US-supplied weapons, a move that would likely anger NATO-ally Turkey, according to an exclusive report [1] by Reuters.

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Doubts over Turkey ability to ‘eradicate’ IS after US pull-out

A withdrawal of American ground forces in Syria will give Turkey freer rein to target Washington’s Kurdish partners in the fight against jihadists but analysts doubt Ankara’s capacity to “eradicate” the Islamic State extremist group.

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Turkey Stands Firmly Against U.S. Sanctions On Iran

Following Wednesday’s unexpected and dramatic full and “immediate” withdrawal of all U.S. forces from Syria, Turkey has announced it will not play ball on Iran sanctions.

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