ALBAWABA - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that his country expects support from the U.S. Congress to move forward with a $20 billion deal for F-16 fighter jets to Turkey.
He spoke during a joint press conference between with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who visited Turkey in a show of support to the earthquake-stricken Mideast nation.
Blinken pledges long-term aid for Turkey after devastating earthquakes https://t.co/YiisjEunm3— ST Foreign Desk (@STForeignDesk) February 20, 2023
Cavusoglu said that he had spoken with his American counterpart on the F-16 fighter jets and that Turkey wanted the U.S. government to move ahead on that front.
Blinken pledges long-term aid for Turkey after devastating earthquakes https://t.co/ImLBXSsHhX pic.twitter.com/4IqbFw1cmj— Reuters (@Reuters) February 20, 2023