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US Senator: Does Turkey want to quit NATO?

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A US Senator has called on President Trump to cancel the sale of F-35 fighter planes to Turkey if the latter insists on buying the S-400 anti-aircraft system from Russia and questioned the country’s commitment to remaining in NATO.

Democrat Chris Van Hollen, the junior Senator from Maryland, tweeted his demand on Saturday, a day after Turkey rejected a US offer to be given the Patriot anti-aircraft system on favorable terms if it abandoned plans to purchase the S-400: