Closer than ever: U.S. moves closer to sanctions over S-400s for Turkey…

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s lira briefly slipped on Friday after U.S. lawmakers included mandatory Turkish sanctions in a defence spending bill that moves Washington a step closer to punishing its NATO ally for buying Russian S-400 missile defences last year.

POLITICO – David M. Herszenhorn – Dec 1, 12:50 PM

Outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed Turkey during a virtual meeting of NATO foreign ministers on Tuesday, accusing Ankara of stoking tensions with fellow allies in the Mediterranean and of giving a gift to the Kremlin by purchasing

Outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu traded…
In the bill of indictment against imprisoned businessperson Osman Kavala, several organizations are accused of being engaged in intelligence activities in Turkey.

Germany rejects Turkey complaint over ship search in Mediterranean | Ahval

Germany’s defence minister on Tuesday rejected Turkey’s complaints over a German frigate’s search…

Turkey rejects European Parliament resolution on Cyprus

Turkey on Nov. 27 rejected a “non-binding” resolution by the European Parliament against Turkey and the Turkish Republic of
“Turkey’s decision to ‘open’ the sealed-off suburb of Varosha undermines prospects of a comprehensive solution to the Cyprus problem,” says the Members of the European Parliament in a resolution adopted by 631 votes in favour.

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