Showing posts with label NATO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NATO. Show all posts

Friday, November 17, 2017

NATO fires military officer who used picture of Atatürk and Erdoğan in ‘enemy chart’

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has issued a letter of apology over an incident at NATO
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has issued a letter of apology over an incident at NATO's Joint Warfare Centre in Norway, which prompted Turkey to withdraw its troops from a military drill.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

Turkey could look elsewhere if Russia won't share missile technology

S-400 system
Turkey could seek a deal to acquire a missile defense system with another country if Russia does not agree to joint production of a defence shield, its foreign minister was quoted as saying on Monday.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Turkey Will Take Its Own Security Measures after Russia Defense Deal: Erdogan

S-400 air defense system
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed on Wednesday Western concern over Turkey's deal to procure an S-400 air defense system from Russia and said the NATO member will continue to take its own security measures.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Pentagon comments on Ankara’s decision to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

Ankara’s decision to buy Russian S-400 missile systems
The United States is displeased with Ankara’s decision to buy Russian S-400 missile systems, US Department of Defense Spokesperson Johnny Michael gave to understand to a TASS correspondent on Tuesday when asked to comment on reports about Turkey’s making a down payment for such systems.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Turkey-NATO in talks over German lawmakers’ visit to Konya base

konya air base
Turkey and NATO are in talks regarding a possible visit of German lawmakers to an air base in the Central Anatolian province of Konya within the framework of NATO, a diplomat familiar with the discussion told the Hürriyet Daily News on Aug. 8.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Suicide attack hits NATO convoy in Kandahar

NATO confirmed in a statement that the convoy was attacked
A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces on Wednesday in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, officials said.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Pentagon 'concerns' over Turkey report of US forces in Syria

US military posts in northern Syria
The Pentagon has voiced concerns to Turkey after the NATO ally's state news agency disclosed the locations of 10 US military posts in northern Syria, an official said Wednesday.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Patriot missile system deployed in Lithuania

Long-range air defense missile system Patriot was deployed in Lithuania on Monday amid tensions in the region, announced the Lithuanian Defense Ministry.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

S-400-Deal mit Türkei bremst nicht das Kredit

Der Deal zum Verkauf von russischen S-400-Luftabwehrsystemen an Ankara ist derzeit zwar offiziell wegen der Kredit-Frage festgefahren, in Wirklichkeit erschwert allerdings die Abhängigkeit der Türkei vom Westen die Umsetzung der Vereinbarung, schreibt das Portal „“.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Russia to give adequate response to NATO threat: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow was ready to give an adequate response to NATO's expansion in order to maintain a strategic balance, according to an interview released on Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Turkey is vetoing Nato's co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance's partnership activities with 41 countries, the BBC understands.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Russia against creation of NATO-like blocs for dealing with world problems : Lavrov

Russia is against the idea of tackling world security issues, including those in the Middle East, by creating NATO-like military-political alliances, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, when asked about discussions in the US media of an idea of creating a military-political alliance, an equivalent of NATO, in the Middle East.

German Foreign Minister Asks US for Help in Airbase Row With Turkey

Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has asked the United States for help in the row with Turkey after German legislators were denied access to the Incirlik airbase, media reported Thursday.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Turkish Army Officer Rejects Medal From Pentagon, Citing US Support for Kurds

Amid increasing tensions among the NATO allies, a Turkish army officer has refused a medal from the US army because of its military support for Kurdish militia in Syria, the DNA news agency reports.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Mattis Says US Committed to Turkey Security

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in London on Thursday that Washington was committed to protecting its NATO ally, his spokeswoman said.

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