Turkey expects Trump to protect Turkey from anys 400 related sanctions

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new s air missile system after its deployment at a military base outside the town of gvardeysk near kaliningrad russia. Turkey has not backed down from its purchase and said it should not trigger sanctions as Ankara is not an adversary of Washington and remains committed to the NATO alliance. Asked what Turkey would do if Trump abstained from providing a waiver but hopes it does not come to that. Turkeys purchase of a Russian air defense missile system should not trigger US sanctions because Ankara is not an adversary of Washington and remains committed to the NATO alliance Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday. Akar said Turkey was puzzled by the move and expected the United States and other partners in the program to fulfill their obligations. Turkey is also assessing a renewed offer from the United States to buy Patriot missile defense systems Akar added. Kalin said Turkey was hopeful that the Trump administration would issue another waiver for Turkey after last year demanding that all nations stop buying oil from Iran. Certainly we are expecting an extension for Turkey adding that Ankara has not received a formal notice. We want to maintain good relations with Iran and we believe that the way to deal with Iran is more engagement rather than more sanctions

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