Seeming to confirm NATO’s worst fears, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced Wednesday that his country will establish a joint military, intelligence and diplomacy mechanism with Russia.
If you’re an enthusiast of the World War 3 news, here’s a major update. Turkey may leave NATO to become a Russian ally. The announcement comes from Turkey’s foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. He said in a recent interview that President Tayyip Erdogan suffered hostility in the European Union. He also talked about anti-Turkish sentiment in the EU.
1,000s Turkish forces surround NATO’s Incirlik air base for ‘inspection’ amid rumors of coup attempt
Some 7,000 armed police in heavy vehicles surrounded the Incirlik air base used by NATO forces in Adana in what a Turkish minister called a “security check.” With no official explanation, speculations have arisen about a new coup attempt or VIP visit.
Hurriyet reported earlier that Adana police had been tipped off about a new coup attempt, and forces were immediately alerted. The entrance to the base was closed off.