October 26, 2013

Erdoğan says Turkey open to other missile bids only if China backs out

Despite criticism from its NATO allies, Turkey would only give up co-producing a long-range air and missile defense system with a Chinese firm currently under US sanctions if the company were to decide to pull out of the deal, leading Turkey to talk to other bidders, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Thursday.

Speaking to journalists while returning from his Kosovo trip on Thursday, Erdoğan reiterated that.. Read more.

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