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Ankara is “likely” to ask for changes to the F-16 deal

According to CNN Turk, the Turkish side is leaving open the possibility of requesting changes to the agreement with the US for the purchase of new F16 fighter jets. The same goes for modernization kits for the Turkish Air Force’s existing fleet, according to CNN Turk. State Department spokesman Matthew Miller announced yesterday, Thursday, that Turkey has signed the letter of offer and acceptance for the purchase of F-16 fighter jets from the United States. “This sale is an investment in joint operations capability with NATO and will support the security interests of the United States, Turkey, and the NATO alliance.” “No comment” from the Turkish Ministry of Defense There was no official reaction from the Turkish Ministry of Defense, only ministry sources, questioned yesterday about this, replied that “the procurement process of the F-16 Block-70 and modernization kits and other materials, ammunition and equipment, to be purchased according to the needs of our Air Force, continues positively, according to […]
Source: News Beast

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