“The S-400s are a disaster for Turkey... Purchasing them was a historic mistake"
The agreement was rejected by Egypt, Greece, Cyprus & UAE and was described as an illegal act that violated the sovereignty of other Mediterranean states
What can Ankara do to sustain aerial firepower? A Russian fighter seems the only feasible option, but even that may come too late
Turkey’s eroding democracy and assertive foreign policy loom large on the international stage
It was located 42km east of Nicosia
“The idea that a strategic -so-called strategic- partner of ours would actually be in line with one of our biggest strategic competitors in Russia is not acceptable”
The blockages drew criticism from other members including Britain, the United States, European Union & India
Cyprus’ Defence Ministry said in a statement that the agreement with the UAE foresees the holding of joint military maneuvers & training programs
"Washington is currently concerned about the general motivations of Turkish foreign policy while it largely trusts Greece as a pillar of stability in the EastMed"
Turkey's six main subjects in the exploratory contacts with Greece