Allies go ballistic at Turkey-China missile deal: The 5 Minute Debrief
1. Allies go ballistic at Turkey-China missile deal
Ankara has dismissed concerns over Turkey’s pending $3.4 billion missile deal with a Chinese firm, claiming that any Turkish defence deal is purely a national decision. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen aired his anxieties on Monday, insisting that Turkey’s systems should be compatible with its allies. Other NATO members are also raising the same issue, placing further pressure on ministers despite their reassuranc...
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