Before meeting with Trump, Theresa May was in Turkey for a £100m defence deal “‘turning a blind eye to rights abuse’

In Uncategorized on January 31, 2017 at 17:53

Theresa May in Turkey: UK agrees £100m defence deal

Theresa May discusses trade with Turkey’s president, and a deal to develop fighter jets is sealed.
UK’s £100m weapons deal with Turkey ‘turns blind eye to rights abuse’


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Top aides of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan slammed and mocked a BBC reporter on Twitter accompanying British Prime Minister Theresa May on Jan. 28 over her messages saying there was “a lot of gold” in Turkish presidential Complex

Theresa May signs £100m fighter jet deal with Turkey’s Erdoğan

Prime minister also uses last leg of diplomatic tour to issue warning to Turkish president to respect human rights obligations

May: Turkey must ‘uphold its human rights obligations’ – video


Theresa May says that Turkey must uphold its international human rights obligations at a joint press conference with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. May was speaking from Erdoğan’s office in Ankara on Saturday after signing a £100m commitment with Turkey to build new fighter jets

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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