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US F-35 Decision to do ‘Irreparable Damage’ to Ties: Turkey

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ANKARA – Turkey has criticized the United States for its decision to exclude Ankara from the F-35 fighter aircraft program because it bought Russia’s missile defense systems. According to reports by Press-Tv, the Turkish FM said that, “This partial step does not comply with the spirit of partnership or is …

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US’ Pence Vows to Not Let Iran Get Nuclear Weapon

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WASHINGTON – Washington will never let Iran get a nuclear weapon, said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, as Tehran has reportedly breached the level of uranium enrichment set by the international agreement. Speaking to hundreds of supporters at a Christians United for Israel (CUFI) conference, Pence said that the U.S. …

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Russia Says S-400 Delivery to Turkey ‘on Track’

Russia

MOSCOW – The delivery of the S-400 surface-to-air missile to Turkey is progressing on schedule, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. “The delivery is right on schedule. It is not possible for me to disclose more detail,” he said, according to Habertürk. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday discussed the …

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Putin Invites Imran Khan to Visit Russia

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Russia in September at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, Pakistani media reported. According to the Geo TV, the Russian President had extended an invitation to Prime Minister Imran Khan at the meeting of the Council of Heads of State (CHS) …

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Putin Blames NATO for Destruction of Libya

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MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the US-led NATO military alliance is to blame for the destruction of Libya, warning that the situation there was deteriorating as more and more militants are moving from Syria into the North African country, Press TV reported Friday. Speaking at a joint …

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Russia Wants to Restore Relations with EU: Putin

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MOSCOW – Russia is interested in restoring full-fledged relations with the European Union, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sputnik reported Thursday. “We are interested in restoring full-fledged relations between Russia and the European Union; in preserving peace; in ensuring security and stability on our common continent,” Putin told an …

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The EU Must Remain Serious in the Matter of N. Deal: Iran

Iran

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi warned of his country’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal if European states failed to honor their commitments, Fars News Agency reported Saturday. Mousavi told the Turkish news agency Anadolu that it was possible for Iran to remain in the deal, if …

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US Doesn’t Want War with Iran, But Wants to be Ready: Envoy

Iran

WASHINGTON/TEHRAN – The United States does not want a full-blown war with Iran, although it is still trying to build international defenses in the region only in case of conflict, President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the country said, Press TV reported Friday. Iran is about to surpass a key …

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