The United States wants Turkey to terminate relations with Russia for F-16 fighters.
Washington will sell military equipment only to those countries that share the values of the United States, Robert Menendez, Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations said, Greek news agency AMNA reports.
The senator listed the conditions under which he could withdraw his objections to the sale of F-16 aircraft to Ankara:
Menendez noted that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was not ready to take on any of those issues.
Robert Menendez is the politician who "holds the keys to the F-16" because he has the right to veto the sale of US weapons systems, AMNA said.
The United States, together with its allies, set a goal to isolate Russia politically and economically. It has become obvious now that the goal has not been reached