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On Friday, July 12, Russia began to supply S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey, which is a member of NATO, reports the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
"As part of the agreement on the supply of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey, the first batch of components for the S-400 were delivered to the Mürted Airfield Command in Ankara province on July 12, 2019," reads the statement of the Turkish Ministry of National Defense.
The contract between Russia and Turkey for the …
All of the transport infrastructure for the Southern Gas Corridor in Turkey has become operational. From 2020, the corridor will enable Azerbaijan to supply Europe with gas without going through Russia. The Azerbaijani state oil and gas company Socar announced on 1 July that the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) is completely ready to supply Europe with gas from the giant Shah Deniz 2 deposit in the Caspian Sea.
The 1,850 km long pipeline will receive gas entering Azerbajian through …
On June 28, Turkey announced that it is deploying special forces and military equipment to the border with Syria. According to the Anadolu news agency, a convoy of armored vehicles and SWAT teams arrived in the Reyhanlı and Kırıkhan districts in the Hatay Province near the border.
Also, the Turkish Ministry of Defense reported that it carried out an "effective strike" on the positions of the Syrian national army, controlled by President Bashar al-Assad. According to Turkey, Syrian army uses …
Russia will begin to ship the S-400 anti-air missile systems to Turkey in the first half of July, Turkish President Recep Erdogan told reporters.
“We have discussed the topic of the S-400s with Russia, and it’s a done deal. We don’t see any problems. I think that the shipments will start in the first half of July,” said the Turkish president, as cited by TASS.
Erdogan emphasized once again that Turkey does not plan to call off the deal.
“In the context of the loan, Russia has granted us …
Polish authorities are hoping to push for American F-35 fighter jets if the United States cancels the delivery of these aircraft to Turkey, RIA Novosti reports citing a Polish source familiar with the matter.
Dissatisfied with Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, the Unites States is trying to give Ankara an ultimatum, threatening to refuse to supply Turkey with F-35 fighter jets. At the same time, the purchase of the F-35 is part of the plan to modernize the …
Russia offered Turkey a better deal for the sale of its anti-missile systems than the United States, said Turkish leader Redep Tayyip Erdogan.
“There can be no talk of Turkey withdrawing from its deal with Moscow. We are in agreement, we are determined,” the newspaper Haberturk quoted Erdogan saying.
He added that Turkey would be ready to purchase US Patriots if the United States was able to offer a deal as lucrative as the one offered by the Russian Federation.
According to Reuters, Turkey’ …
“There is still a fairly high concentration of terrorists and militants in Idlib who, taking advantage of their numbers, attack civilian targets and carry out violent attacks on Russian military targets. This is unacceptable," RIA Novosti quoted him saying.
According to him, Russia is cooperating with Turkey when it comes to Idlib. More specifically, Turkey “is responsible for ensuring that such attacks do not occur.”
“You know, the Sochi agreements are in effect here, work is being done in …
Russian aircraft continued the bombing of the North-West regions of Syria after the talks between Russian military and Turkish Army to reach the ceasefire failed, reports Al Masdar News with reference to Syrian military sources.
At least five Russian aircraft bombed the province of Idlib, where forces that oppose the army of Bashar al-Assad are located, including the National Liberation Front, which is supported by Ankara, and a group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.
The Syrian Army could not continue …
US President Donald Trump responded to the proposal of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to establish a working group on the purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, NTV reports.
The presidents are expected to meet during the G20 summit in Japan.
Several sources claim that the working group will support the position of the United States that Turkey's purchase of the S-400 would jeopardize the F-35 fighter program.
Earlier, Erdoğan noted that Ankara had made a final …
Russian Special Forces were ambushed by Syrian rebels near the village of Khirbet al-Arus in the northwest of the Syrian Hama province, reported the Conflict Intelligence Team on Telegram.
According to the news agency Nors for Studies, a group of up to 23 Russian soldiers was ambushed. Several commandos were injured. However, on their official page, the militants reported that the Russians suffered casualties.
Nors for Studies also published photographs of items belonging to the Russian …