Category Archives: Turkey

US sanctions NATO ally Turkey over purchase of Russian missile defense system

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday imposed sanctions on its NATO ally Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system, in a striking move against a longtime partner that sets the stage for further confrontation between the two nations as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office. The extraordinary step against a […]

Erdogan says Turkey, US reached agreements on Libya

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that he has reached agreements with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump that could herald a “new era” concerning Libya. Erdogan made the comment in a television interview following a telephone call with the U.S. president, but did not elaborate on the agreements reached. “After our […]