Turkey, Missile Defence, Ankara, Robert O'brien

Turkey, Missile Defence

Turkey should scrap Russian missile system or face US sanctions: White House official

Turkey should scrap Russian missile system or face US sanctions: White House official


Turkey should scrap Russian missile system or face US sanctions: White House official

WASHINGTON: The United States is very upset about Turkey 's purchase of Russian missile defence systems and could impose sanctions on Ankara if it ...

"Turkey will feel the impact of those sanctions," O'Brien told CBS's"Face the Nation" in an interview, referring to penalties under the US law known as the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which he said would pass Congress with"overwhelming" bipartisan support.

His comments came ahead of a visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to Washington on Nov 13 to meet US President Donald Trump for likely crucial talks as the two NATO allies have been at loggerheads over a range of issues.

In response, Washington removed Turkey from the F-35 programme, in which Ankara was a manufacturer and buyer. But so far, it has not slapped any sanctions on Ankara.

Turkey has not yet activated the S-400 batteries it received, and Washington still hopes to persuade its ally to"walk away" from the Russian systems.

The S-400 issue is part of a wider range of disagreements between Turkey and the United States.

Read more: CNA

when US sell to Taiwan that China oppose, what did US do? Reflect your own action before telling others.. don’t be a bully. No... Turkey should quietly slip one of these TO the US, so they can take it apart and see if it has any kewl shit in it. The 6L6's are great in amp heads.

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Golf: British golfer disqualified after running out of balls in TurkeyANTALYA, TURKEY (REUTERS) - Briton Eddie Pepperell peppered every ball he had into a pond at the Turkish Airlines Open on Saturday (Nov 9), then walked off the course.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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