The Turkish foreign Minister has threatened to locate in another country replacement of the F-35
Ankara in case of disagreement the United States to supply fighter 5 th generation F-35 will satisfy the need for a similar aircraft in any other country, said Last news Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu.
first, the Turkish media has any information about a possible purchase by Turkey of the Russian aircraft 5 th generation su-57 in case of impossibility to obtain the F-35.
the foreign Minister added that Turkey is acting as open in relation to Russia, and the United States.
On the topic of Turkey's membership in NATO, the head of the Ministry said that North America will not be able to push out Turkey from the Commonwealth: "How does the United States have the opportunity to push out Turkey from NATO? All decisions during the Commonwealth accepted the unity of votes. If Turkey, as a member of the (NATO) said " no ", then this is impossible. Such attempts were not. Moreover, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and his Deputy very clearly told that each of the allies can provide their needs in the place where it is needed. Everything absolutely transparently, " - said Cavusoglu.
first Turkey said that he will not refuse from the plans of purchase of s-400 and that the first batch of air defense systems expected to arrive in the country in July. The US says that Russian air defense system is incompatible with NATO standards, can be punished for their possible acquisition and has repeatedly said that we have the opportunity to delay or cancel the sale process of Turkey's newest aircraft the F-35.
Turkey is one of the participants of the international program of the USA on creation of the fighter of the 5th generation. Ankara has also repeatedly stated that the s-400 is not a danger to the American F-35.