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Russia is strengthening its military presence in Syrian territories bordering Turkey and began to deploy military equipment, including combat aviation there.
After the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh there is an increased risk of escalation in these territories, reports the Russian news outlet “TRT in Russian”.
According to the publication, Russia's military equipment and troops are being deployed to northeast Syria. In the last month alone, the number of troops in Al-Hasakah Governorate has …
Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran has signed agreements with Turkish companies on the production of corvettes and combat drones for the Ukrainian army, reported the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.
"The signing of the contracts took place as part of the visit of the Turkish delegation headed by the Undersecretary for Defence Industries of the Republic of Turkey, Ismail Demir," the statement reads.
Taran also stressed that the agreements concern projects that are aimed to …
Ukraine and Turkey are preparing to sign a free trade agreement. Ukrainian Deputy Economy Minister Taras Kachka told the Turkish new Agency Anadolu that Kyiv and Ankara are "seeing light at the end of the tunnel."
The Ukrainian diplomat noted that Kyiv expects to increase trade with Ankara. Moreover, in the last few years Turkey has been one of Ukraine's five key trading partners.
One of the main contracts of the two sides may be a contract for the supply of diesel fuel. Now Turkey supplies …
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense is going to purchase another batch of unmanned aerial vehicles Bayraktar TB2 manufactured by Turkey, reports Defense Express.
Kyiv wants to use the new drones to protect the Black Sea and Sea of Azov coast. The Ministry didn’t specify how many drones will be deployed there.
In addition to mobile control stations, which are based on UAVs themselves, Ukraine also plans to purchase several ground-based control stations. This will allow establishing a so-called " …
Turkey conducted another test of the Akinci unmanned aerial vehicle with a Ukrainian-made engine, announced Baykar’s technical director on Twitter.
"The drone successfully made a fully autonomous landing and take-off in a remote area where there is no ground control station," the statement reads.
The tests took place at an airfield near Istanbul.
Earlier, it was reported that the second prototype of the Akinci drone, equipped with Ukrainian-made aircraft engines, made the first flight in …
The U.S. decided to sell F-35 fighter jets initially intended for Turkey to its opponent, Greece, reported the Greek media referring to the agreements reached during the recent visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Athens.
According to the deal, a total of 20 fighters will be delivered to Greece, including those multifunctional F-35 fighter jets that Turkey was supposed to receive. Greece is now waiting for the first six aircraft to be delivered. In addition, Athens will purchase six …
Turkey will make a mistake if it joins the "Crimean Platform" at the suggestion of Ukraine, the head of the Crimean Parliament's Committee on People's Diplomacy and International Relations Yuri Gempel told RIA Novosti.
"If Turkey actually joins the so-called Kyiv project "Crimean Platform", which is essentially an anti-Kremlin alliance hostile to the Crimeans, it will make a serious strategic mistake," Gempel said.
According to Gempel, Turkey could lose a reliable ally in the face of Russia, …
Russia does not and has never considered Turkey a strategic ally, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in an interview with Russian radio stations.
According to him, Russia does not share Turkey's view on the possibility of a military solution to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh and considers the presence of Turkey’s troops in Syria illegitimate.
"We have never looked at Turkey as our strategic ally, it is a partner, very close partner. On many fronts, this partnership is strategic, …
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a telephone conversation with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, expressed "serious concern" over the involvement of militants from the Middle East.
The telephone conversation between Putin and Erdogan took place at the initiative of the Turkish side. The main topic of discussion was the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. "Hopefully Turkey, as a member of the OSCE Minsk Group, will make a constructive contribution …
Ukraine and Turkey agree on the setting up of a large-scale assembly line for Turkish Bayraktar drones in Ukraine, said Vadym Nozdr, CEO of Ukrainian state-owned arms trading company Ukrspetsexport, in an interview with LB.ua.
According to Ukrspetsexport CEO, now the sides are choosing a place for the production of drones. He specified that the Ukrainian Defense Ministry is going to purchase 6 to 12 such comat systems in the near future. Each system includes 4 drones and 1 base station. …