Fri Jul 26, 2019, 06:27 PM

Turkey To Turn Elsewhere If US Wont Sell F-35s, Erdogan Warns

Published time: 26 Jul, 2019 09:45
Edited time: 26 Jul, 2019 10:15

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the US will not sell it F-35s, Reuters reports. The US decision to cut Ankara from the program would not deter it from meeting its needs, he added.

Speaking publicly about the strained US ties for the first time in 11 days, Erdogan said he hoped US officials would be “reasonable” on the question of sanctions, adding that Turkey may also reconsider its purchase of advanced Boeing aircraft.

“Are you not giving us the F-35s? OK, then excuse us but we will once again have to take measures on that matter as well and we will turn elsewhere,” Erdogan told members of his ruling AK Party.

Commenting on the situation in Syria, Erdogan said that Turkey is determined to destroy the “terror corridor” east of the Euphrates river, regardless of how talks conclude with the US on a planned safe zone in Syria’s north.

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Fri Jul 26, 2019, 09:24 PM

1. Erdogan is either dead or just about dead, so who is going to carry out all of these threats?

By the way, Erdogan, took a secular country with religious freedom and turned it into and islamic state, and the left wingers seem to love him for it.

Every time I see them posting crap about Turkey I shake my head and wonder if they have ever been there.

Obviously not.

I spent more than a little bit there and Turkey has nothing I want to go back and experience, and not a damn thing I want to import into our culture.

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