Turkey Blames US Envoy for Souring Ties; Won't Buy US Guns

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the United States, saying Washington is "sacrificing ties" by supporting its ambassador to Turkey amid a diplomatic spat. Erdogan said: "It is unacceptable for America to sacrifice a strategic partner like Turkey for an impertinent ambassador." He also slammed Washington for providing arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria, whom Turkey considers terrorists, while blocking the sale of U.S.-made weapons to Turkish security personnel. He...

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