Turkey Russia Reviewing Deployment In Syrias Tel Rifaat Region Turkish VP

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The US has said it will halt a joint F 35 programme with Turkey if it acquires the Russian missile defence system. The US threats of sanctions shows that they dont know Turkey Vice President Fuat Oktay told Kanal 7 television. Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S 35 jet project over the purchases. Turkey and the United States of which Turkey is a prospective buyer and partner in production. In an interview with broadcaster NTV Akar said that excluding Turkey from the F 35 project would put very serious burdens on the other partners in the project. In his strongest challenge yet to warnings that Turkey may be removed from the F 35 project President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the project would collapse if Turkey did not participate. ankara has repeatedly announced plans to launch a full scale operation against the kurdish peoples protection units. According to Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay cited by Reuters most of whom are fighting as part of the Syrian Democratic Forces backed by a US led coalition. The agreement was for us to stop there this may take a different shape. It shelled positions held by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in the Tel Rifaat region earlier this year saying this was in response to YPG fire

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