Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he expects reciprocity from the US regarding the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Ankara in response to the Turkish parliament’s ratification of Sweden’s application for NATO membership, Report informs referring to Anadolu Agency.
“On the F-16 issue, we told our interlocutors: ‘If the US has a Congress, we also have a Congress, namely our parliament,’ which will make the final decision [on the approval of the Swedish application]. As president, I handed it [the ratification protocol] to parliament, and you [the US] thanked me. I have fulfilled my duty, now I expect something from you. Let’s take these steps together, at the same time,” Erdogan noted.