The reactions of American legislators against the president of Turkey are intensifying Recep Tayyip Erdogan after the leak he wants her US government to prepare to formally inform Congress of Ankara’s request to purchase and upgrade F-16 fighter jets.
In particular, Democratic Congressman David Cicilini took aim at her anti-alignment policy Turkeyarguing that such behavior should not be rewarded with news F-16. The reaction of the congressman from Rhode Island came to add to the objections expressed by Senator Robert Menendez, as well as Congressmen Gus Bilirakis, Chris Papas, Nicole Malliotakis, John Sarbanis, and Frank Palone.
For his part, Congressman David Cicilini noted in a post on Twitter that “under Erdogan’s leadership, Turkey continues to threaten Greece with missilessuspend Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership, endanger US troops in Syria and ignore human rights and democratic norms. This behavior should not be rewarded with new F-16s».
It is worth noting that all the issues mentioned by Mr. Cicilini were on the table of the dialogue against the recent meeting that US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken had with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu at the State Department, from where the Turkish Foreign Minister left empty-handed.
Yesterday Friday (20/1) we had a new escalation of the challenges and threats against Greece by the Turkish president, Tayyip Erdogan. After accused Greece of “continuing to arm the islands in violation of the Lausanne Treaty”referred to Kyriakos Mitsotakis citing the Turkish Tayfyn missile.
For his part, the Greek Prime Minister, in a discussion he had in Davos with the journalist Farid Zakaria, argued that we will not go to war with Turkey, although we have witnessed a lot of tension in the last three years.
Open in parallel a window of dialogue with Turkey inviting Erdogan to work together after the election to reduce tension.
Source: News Beast
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