US Scrapping F 35 Jet Deal With Turkey Would Be Robbery Says Erdogan

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cried robbery Thursday accusing the United States of theft if it did not sell Turkey the advanced F 35 fighter jets it wants. If you have a customer and that customer is making payments like clockwork as Turkey faces potential U. 4bn for the F 35s and that four jets had been handed over with Turkish pilots currently in the U. We produce some of the parts in Turkey he added. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said it would be robbery for the United States to deny Turkey the F 35 fighter jets it has bought according to remarks published in Turkish media. Trump could still try to change course by seeking to issue a waiver and postpone sanctions. The explosion took place in the town of Reyhanli Erdogan said. Security sources said one of the Syrian passengers in the car was a suicide bomber whose explosive device detonated early causing the blast. At the time Turkey accused a group loyal to Syrian President Bashar al Assad of carrying out the attacks

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