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Erdogan Hints at Readiness to Resolve Missile Row With Trump

Inside The Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he’s ready to buy American Patriot missiles if the terms are right, and will discuss the issue with Donald Trump next week.

Turkey’s testy relations with NATO ally the U.S. have been strained by Ankara’s purchase earlier this year of a Russian-made missile defense system. That resulted in Turkey being suspended from the joint program that produces the advanced F-35 fighter jet.