President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pledged to continue talks with Moscow for the procurement of the second batch of the Russian-made S-400 air defense systems and said they would discuss details at the end of the month.
He stressed that Turkey is determined to proceed with the S-400 deal despite U.S. opposition.
Kosovo's Acting President Vjosa Osmani. Photo: EPA-EFE/GEORGI LICOVSKI
In September 2020, the presidents of Kosovo and Serbia, Avdullah Hoti and Aleksandar Vucic, signed agreements at the White House on mainly economic issues in the presence of President Donald Trump. The agreements were signed separately by Kosovo and Serbia with the US, not with each other.
The Turkey-U.S. Business Council (TAİK) has penned a letter to the U.S. President-elect Joe Biden proposing a commission to strengthen relations and solve the problems between the two countries on Dec. 17.
Signed by TAİK Chairman Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ, the letter congratulated Biden for his victory in the U.S. presidential election.
Expulsion of one diplomat does not mean reduction of their number. There will be a new military attache and new spies will be sent to Bulgaria, explained diplomat Milen Keremedchiev on Nova TV in connection with the Russian diplomat expelled from the country for espionage. There are two reasons why.
The United States has refused to extend the new START program, which expires on February 5, 2021, and concerns the control of nuclear weapons, TASS reminds.
"It has already begun. This is obvious. Everything began after the US pullout from the ABM treaty", the Russian President explained.
Putin said that Russia "creates an umbrella for itself".