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Bloomberg: Türkiye Scaling Down $23 Billion Defence Contract
Air Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Bloomberg: Türkiye Scaling Down $23 Billion Defence Contract

Bloomberg claimed that Turkiye is taking action to reduce costs in the $23 billion F-16 deal.

U.S. Completes the Departure from Niger
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

U.S. Completes the Departure from Niger

The U.S. completed its withdrawal from Niger as the last Air Force C-17 Globemaster III took off from Air Base 101 in the Sahel Country.

SSB Appoints Its First Defence Advisor to Pakistan
Bilateral Relations

SSB Appoints Its First Defence Advisor to Pakistan

Secretary of Defence Industry Professor Haluk Görgün said Turkiye appointed its first defence industry advisor at the Islamabad Embassy.

SAMI Signs MoU with Turkish Defence Firms
Bilateral Relations

SAMI Signs MoU with Turkish Defence Firms

Saudi Arabian SAMI has signed MoUs with three Turkish defence firms to contribute to its localised defence industry efforts.

Turkiye and Spain Conduct Defence Industry Meeting
Bilateral Relations

Turkiye and Spain Conduct Defence Industry Meeting

The Spanish Secretary of State for Defence Amparo Valcarce and Secretary of Turkish Defence Industries Haluk Görgün held talks at the summit.

Turkiye to Support Malaysian Aircraft
Air Logistics Bilateral Relations

Turkiye to Support Malaysian Aircraft

Turkiye and Malaysia agreed that Turkish ASFAT will secure the readiness of Malaysian A400M, S-70A, CN-235, and C-130 aircraft.

France to Supply Ukraine with Mirage Fighter Planes
Air Bilateral Relations

France to Supply Ukraine with Mirage Fighter Planes

President Macron said, that France will provide Ukraine with its Mirage fighter planes so that it can defend itself against Russian aggression.

U.S. is Close to Announce F-16 Cooperation with Turkiye
Air Bilateral Relations Modernisation

U.S. is Close to Announce F-16 Cooperation with Turkiye

The U.S. is about to announce the results of negotiations with Turkiye regarding the new F-16 Acquisition and Modernisation programme.

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Visits Burkina Faso
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Visits Burkina Faso

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrives in Ouagadougou on a two day long official visit to Burkina Faso.

Witness Unveils France’s Discreet Military Base in Benin
Bilateral Relations

Witness Unveils France’s Discreet Military Base in Benin

A Beninese soldier confirms that Benin hosts a French military base. The move contradicts the Beninese authorities, who officially denied the base’s existence.

As Benin Lifts Embargo, Niger regains control of its oil
Bilateral Relations

As Benin Lifts Embargo, Niger regains control of its oil

Benin lifted the embargo one-sided, and on May 19, 2024, the first ship left Benin waters, carrying one million barrels of Nigerian crude oil on board.

Turkiye Assigns AKINCI and S&R Helicopter for Iran
Air Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

Turkiye Assigns AKINCI and S&R Helicopter for Iran

The Turkish Defence Ministry assigned an AKINCI and S&R helicopter to the Iranian President’s helicopter. AKINCI identified a source of heat as a crash site.

The U.S. and Japan Cooperate on Hypersonic Missile Defence
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

The U.S. and Japan Cooperate on Hypersonic Missile Defence

This week, the U.S. and Japan signed an agreement to cooperate on the development of a hypersonic missile interceptor.

North Macedonia’s New President Says “Macedonia"
Bilateral Relations

North Macedonia’s New President Says “Macedonia"

North Macedonia’s new President, Siljanovska, said “Macedonia” in the oath, referring to the Republic of Macedonia as it was known until 2019.