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Turkish Minister to the US Secretary of State: The S-400 issue is closed, the complexes are delivered and deployed in Turkey

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During the summit of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken held talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. As it turns out, the conversation turned, among other things, about the anti-Turkish sanctions that the United States imposed on Ankara for the acquisition of the S-400 air defense system from Russia.


Blinken urged Cavushloglu to abandon the use of Russian air defense systems on Turkish territory. This, according to the head of the US Department of State, will serve as "an excellent reason to lift the sanctions."

In a conversation with his American counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in response, he called on Blinken to extradite Fethullah Gulen, who lives in the United States, to Turkey, whom Ankara accuses of preparing a coup d'etat plan in Turkey (talking about the events of 2016). Anthony Blinken reportedly noted that "such issues cannot be considered within its competence" and added that "the United States has suspicions that Ankara is persecuting Gulen for political reasons."



Having received such an answer from Blinken, Cavusoglu noted that "it is not in his competence to talk about military equipment that is already being used by the Turkish armed forces."

Turkish Foreign Minister:

The issue with the S-400 is closed. These complexes have long been delivered and deployed.

The Turkish minister confirmed this answer to Anthony Blinken in the comments to TV journalists. According to Cavusoglu, he said in a conversation with Blinken that "Turkey has never opposed the purchase of American air defense systems, but Washington also did not approve of the supply for some reason."

Cavusoglu:

If not supplied by the United States, we bought the air defense system from Russia. We need to defend our air borders.
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  1. xorek
    xorek 25 March 2021 08: 48
    +7
    Turkish Minister to the US Secretary of State: The S-400 issue is closed, the complexes are delivered and deployed in Turkey

    He said well, he sent it straight in Russian .. The USA washed up!
    NATO is bursting at the seams and it's good ..
    1. Richard
      Richard 25 March 2021 08: 57
      -5
      If it bursts at the seams, it means it becomes larger and thicker. And this is not good
    2. antivirus
      antivirus 25 March 2021 09: 00
      -5
      the same way the Romanians and Yugoslavs wriggled out gently from under Brezhnev. the decline of the empire.
      1. KCA
        KCA 25 March 2021 09: 30
        +6
        In fact, neither Romania nor Yugoslavia ever lay under Brezhnev, or more precisely, under the USSR, Ceausescu and Tito had their own visions of the development of socialism, in short - both ours and yours, full-fledged economic cooperation with damned (in our opinion) capitalists and with CMEA
        1. xorek
          xorek 25 March 2021 10: 19
          +1
          Quote: KCA
          In fact, neither Romania nor Yugoslavia ever lay under Brezhnev, or more precisely, under the USSR, Ceausescu and Tito had their own visions of the development of socialism, in short - both ours and yours, full-fledged economic cooperation with damned (in our opinion) capitalists and with CMEA

          Thank you, you said it right ..! And then there are some direct screaming about Soviet totaliramism, that the USSR imposed everything and everyone. Well, it was, but how much good we have done to these countries ..! And China? Under Stalin, they were given so much there, in their entire history there was no such thing .. Here, most likely, it sounds like "Russia is a generous soul" there is such chocolate, but it is owned by the West ..
          The most annoying thing is that there is no gratitude and just respect (China really remembers this and sings Russian songs, but the rest only demand again)
        2. antivirus
          antivirus 25 March 2021 10: 31
          0
          what we are talking about is the conditional ally of NATO, the Turks - up to chance. "within the bloc's sphere of influence"
    3. Vladimir_2U
      Vladimir_2U 25 March 2021 09: 05
      +2
      The issue with the S-400 is closed. These complexes have long been delivered and deployed.

      There is a handsome man!
    4. APASUS
      APASUS 25 March 2021 09: 16
      0
      Quote: xorek
      He said well, he sent it straight in Russian .. The USA washed up!

      Have not washed yet, Americans do not forgive obstinacy to their slaves
      Quote: xorek
      NATO is bursting at the seams and it's good ..

      While NATO is only gaining momentum
      1. xorek
        xorek 25 March 2021 10: 33
        -2
        Quote: APASUS
        Have not washed yet, Americans do not forgive obstinacy to their slaves

        Well, it used to be like that .. Now screams and sanctions .. wink
        Quote: APASUS
        While NATO is only gaining momentum

        NATO is already the United States in its purest form, the rest of the vassals are cowardly .. So it seems like it turns out .. Many people began to look at Russia, we are more adequate in world politics and there is something to answer. hi
    5. knn54
      knn54 25 March 2021 09: 21
      +3
      -Cavusoglu:
      If not supplied by the United States, we bought the air defense system from Russia. We need to defend our air borders.
      Given the tense relations between Turkey and Israel, KSA, S-400 there is no alternative. Yankees certainly will not "turn off"
    6. Mountain shooter
      Mountain shooter 25 March 2021 10: 54
      0
      Quote: xorek
      NATO is bursting at the seams and it's good

      Well, right and bursting? So far, it crunches ... But the crack is ominous.
      1. xorek
        xorek 25 March 2021 13: 03
        0
        Quote: Mountain Shooter
        Quote: xorek
        NATO is bursting at the seams and it's good

        Well, right and bursting? So far, it crunches ... But the crack is ominous.

        Well, yes, it crackles and creaks all over the world .. bully Well, the main thing is to start, and there the process will go to Eugene! Terrible resistance comes and raises all the scum inside Russia ..! And we are accused and they are flooded with sanctions .. And that's good! We are going in the right direction and the devils are whining after us Well, like that hi
  2. rocket757
    rocket757 25 March 2021 08: 55
    +3
    Turkish Minister to the US Secretary of State: The S-400 issue is closed, the complexes are delivered and deployed in Turkey
    This is clear ....
    The question is, the new Yankee administration will press like the previous one or will they count the pluses for the minuses and ....
    In short, we'll see.
    1. cniza
      cniza 25 March 2021 09: 01
      +3
      Good time! hi

      Turkey is a member of NATO and if they push hard, then there will be a way out, and the United States is, to put it mildly, like a sickle in one place ...
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 25 March 2021 09: 27
        +4
        And what is bad for the Sultan in the alliance ???
        So far, conversations, conversations ... there are also costs, but they will probably be neutralized by a quiet, minke whales public loss is not needed !!! They will find a compromise solution.
        Let's see ... to hide everything and from everyone will not work, if you closely monitor the processes around and around.
        We will find out, discuss, if necessary.
        1. cniza
          cniza 25 March 2021 09: 31
          +3
          The Sultan still understands that NATO for him is a shield from E.S. when he realizes that E.S. is already powerless against him, he can leave him if he lives to this time ...
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 25 March 2021 09: 48
            +3
            Here, here, we'll take a look.
            Sultan, he is still cunning! And he DOES HAVE levers of pressure, influence on "partners"!
            1. cniza
              cniza 25 March 2021 09: 58
              +3
              Moreover, there are a lot of these levers and they are very effective ...
          2. Pete mitchell
            Pete mitchell 25 March 2021 19: 28
            +1
            Quote: cniza
            The Sultan still understands that NATO for him is a shield from E.S. ...

            E gentlemen hi , on the contrary, the EU is trying to use Turkey as a shield, while Nata is modestly standing on the sidelines. If the sultan gives a hint about leaving Nata, he will be “ground into powder” in a week: he keeps the straits
        2. Anar
          Anar 25 March 2021 15: 49
          +1
          Quote: rocket757
          And what is bad for the Sultan in the alliance ???

          And what is bad for the alliance from the Sultan?
          Turkey alone in strength can replace half of Europe - a vertical strip from the Baltic to Italy.
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 25 March 2021 17: 57
            +1
            Quote: Anar
            Turkey alone can replace

            Against who?
          2. Pete mitchell
            Pete mitchell 25 March 2021 19: 42
            +1
            Quote: Anar
            Turkey alone in strength can replace half of Europe - a vertical strip from the Baltic States to Italy

            The Sultan will not allow restrictions on his "freedom of action", and the alliance aka the United States is striving for this. And the Sultan has an argument: he holds the straits ... and he will bargain
    2. demo
      demo 25 March 2021 09: 10
      0
      This is not the case for administrations.
      The point is in the complexes and their capabilities. And also in the F35.
      The change of administration does not lead to the fact that American planes, in fact, may turn out to be the most common publicized rubbish.
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 25 March 2021 09: 38
        0
        "Penguin" is interesting as an experiment, the search for new forms ... even more interesting, what was planned accompanying!
        At the moment, the situation with the "invisibility" is not ice, but the accompanying one is not double ice!
        They will continue, correct the shortcomings, implement the accompanying ... it is not clear.
        The Yankees have a problem with the Sultan, it's not worth a damn if we discard the fact that they personally don't like him and want a controlled leader there ...
        They will probably look for a compromise, but quietly ... the Yankees do not like to simply retreat, without noticeable gain in any situation.
        Let's see, to be continued.
  3. cniza
    cniza 25 March 2021 09: 00
    +3
    If not supplied by the United States, we bought the air defense system from Russia. We need to defend our air borders.


    Nice click on the nose of the USA ...
    1. rocket757
      rocket757 25 March 2021 09: 39
      +3
      The Sultan to play his game ... but from friendship with the Yankees, he does not refuse !!! He just wants to play by the rules when his intereses are taken into account.
      1. cniza
        cniza 25 March 2021 09: 41
        +1
        Why should he refuse if he can use them - for now ...
        1. rocket757
          rocket757 25 March 2021 09: 49
          +1
          Time will tell who is the first violin there, and who is next to stand.
          1. cniza
            cniza 25 March 2021 10: 01
            +2
            Soon, many interesting events will begin to happen around the world, who is the first? ...
  4. Miller
    Miller 25 March 2021 10: 14
    +1
    Where the new "gossek" does not stick around everywhere "cool salt". Then how will it be? And it was beautifully "sent" in the last days. China, Germany is now Turkey. Apparently he was not trained in diplomacy;
  5. Nitarius
    Nitarius 25 March 2021 12: 10
    +1
    respected the Turks .. well done! they sense where the dog is buried .... they understand .. that their skins depend on the safety!
  6. Nyrobsky
    Nyrobsky 25 March 2021 12: 18
    +1
    In a conversation with American counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, in response, called on Blinken to extradite Fethullah Gulen, who lives in the United States, to Turkey, .... Reportedly Anthony Blinken noted that "such issues cannot be considered within the framework of its competence"
    Having received such an answer from Blinken, Cavusoglu noted that "it is not in his competence to talk about military equipment that is already being used by the Turkish armed forces."
    Krasaucheg Cavusoglu! Shaved the mattress in his own style! laughing good
  7. 7 poplar
    7 poplar 25 March 2021 14: 58
    +1
    fellow Turks!
  8. Polymer
    Polymer 26 March 2021 18: 02
    0
    the United States suspects that Ankara is persecuting Gulen for political reasons

    Wow, Openel's secret. Political, of course! Or was it someone who was hiding it carefully?