UPDATE – 'No plan in region can succeed without Turkey'

UPDATES WITH MORE REMARKS FROM VICE PRESIDENT By Burak Bir ANKARA (AA) – No plan in the region which excludes Turkey has any chance of success, said Turkey’s vice president on Wednesday. “Turkey's economy was balanced and disciplined in 2019, and now 2020 will see the start of new revival,” Fuat Oktay told Anadolu Agency’s […]


Turkish, US top officials discuss Russian S-400 system

By Ferdi Turkten</p> <p>ANKARA (AA) – Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton discussed the Russian S-400 air defense system via telephone Tuesday, according to presidential sources.</p> <p>Tensions between the U.S. and Turkey have increased recently with Turkey set to begin receiving the surface-to-air missile system that Washington contends will […]