Navigating the Diplomatic Skies: Turkiye’s Path Back to F-35 Consortium Amid S-400 Controversy

Navigating the Diplomatic Skies: Turkiye’s Path Back to F-35 Consortium Amid S-400 Controversy
06.02.2024

Navigating the Diplomatic Skies: Turkiye’s Path Back to F-35 Consortium Amid S-400 Controversy



Green light from Washington coincided with Turkiye formally endorsing Sweden’s NATO membership and the US administration’s notification to Congress on the sale of F-16 fighter jets to the Turkish military.


ANKARA: US Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland has expressed Washington’s openness to engaging in F-35 talks with Turkiye pending resolution of concerns over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 air defense system.


Attention is now focused on the potential conditions for Turkiye’s return to the F-35 consortium, where it has played a significant role as a joint producer in the past.



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