Turkiye will say “no” to the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday, as senior representatives of the two countries are set to visit Turkiye for talks in the coming days.
The latest S-500 anti-aircraft missile system has begun arriving for Russian troops, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said during the government’s New Horizons educational marathon on Wednesday.
NATO and the United States said on Sunday they were confident Turkey would not hold up membership of Finland and Sweden in the Western military alliance, as the two Nordic states took firm steps to join in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
U.S. President Joe Biden will make clear during his trip to Japan and South Korea later this month the "ironclad" U.S. commitment to defend its allies including through nuclear deterrence, amid the threat from North Korea, the White House said Thursday.
Lawmakers pivotal to Turkiye's purchase of dozens of F-16 fighter jets have indicated they are receptive to the sale, according to a report published on Thursday.
Turkiye has decided to not participate in NATO's "Tiger Meet" drill in Greece next month due to "provocation," security sources said on Saturday.
This year’s spring could herald a new security order for Finland and Sweden, as the two countries prepare to submit their NATO membership bids.
Israeli warplanes launched an attack in the Gaza Strip, targeting what the military said was a weapons manufacturing site belonging to Hamas, the Palestinian group that administers the coastal enclave.
Russian defense ministry on Friday warned that Russia will intensify attacks on Kyiv in response to strikes on Russian soil. The statement has come after the Russian allegation that Ukraine targetted Russian border towns.
After seven weeks of living next to the sounds of constant pummelling by cruise missiles, shells, mortars and bombs, Ihor Saldyha can tell each of them just by listening.