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Turkey, US continue to have no point of contact on S-400 case

A meeting between Turkish and U.S. diplomats took place during the NATO meeting. The main topic of talks between Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken was purchasing S-400 air defense systems from Ankara.

Turkey: ‘We don’t need US permission to buy more S-400s’

Turkish MP Murat Baibatur told his country's parliament that Turkey is negotiating the purchase and delivery of the second batch of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems. "Turkey is an independent state and does not want permission from the United States or others," he said.

Source: Turkey didn’t supply Bayraktar TB2 UAVs to Ukraine

A source from the Turkish military-industrial complex did not confirm RIA Novosti's media reports about the delivery to Ukraine of at least 30 Bayraktar TB2 attack drones. According to military experts, these drones could be located in the area of ​​the demarcation zone in Donbas, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Turkish units involved in attack on Russian base in Syria

Russian media are heavily circulating the version that the Turkish military is involved in the air attack on the Russian airbase in the region of Latakia, Syria - Khmeimim, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing several Russian sources.

Pentagon: Turkey is a valuable ally but will not receive F-35s

In recent weeks, US President Joe Biden's administration has revoked dozens of decrees and decisions of the previous administration. This is not the case with Turkey and its exclusion from the program for a multi-purpose stealth fighter of the fifth-generation F-35.

Turkey launched the first frigate built in the country

At the Turkish STM shipyard, a ceremony was held for the Istanbul-class ship's launch - the first missile frigate built in Turkey - and the keel's laying under the third Jinnah-type frigate, the Pakistani Navy, learned BulgarianMilitatary.com citing Defence24

Turkey unveiled its version of the Leopard 2A4 tank

The Turks presented an updated version of Turkey's main Leopard 2A4 battle tank to the Turkish Defense Minister during a Turkish armored vehicle plant visit. The tank is a hybrid between the German Leopard and the Turkish Altay.