Fethullah Gülen

Turkey Marks Failed Coup’s Third Anniversary Across Balkans

The Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, hoisted a Turkish flag on Monday to mark the third anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey, just a week after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the country, when he urged the authorities to extradite suspected followers of the exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen - who Ankara blames for the coup attempt.

Akar visits Skopje a day after Tsipras

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar's visit to Skopje on Wednesday, just a day after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was there with a large entourage of ministers and businessmen, is seen in Greece as an indication of Turkey's growing concern over Athens's new role in North Macedonia after the ratification of the Prespes agreement. 

US freezes delivery of F-35 fighter equipment for Erdogan to back down on S-400s

The United States has halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey, a Pentagon spokesman said on 1 April, marking the first concrete U.S. step to block delivery of the jet to the NATO ally in light of Ankara's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system.

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