WASHINGTON--U.S. President Joe Biden said that in a call on Monday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan repeated Ankara's desire to buy F-16 fighter jets from the United States, while Biden responded that Washington was keen to see Ankara drop its objection to Sweden's joining NATO. The exchange took place when Biden called Erdogan... read full story
"I spoke to Erdogan. I congratulated Erdogan. He still wants to work out something on the F-16s. I told him we wanted to deal with Sweden, so let's get that done. And so we'll be back in touch with one another,"
Photo: President Joe Biden delivers remarks to bipartisan mayors attending the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting, Friday, January 20, 2023, in the East Room of the White House.