Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.
- By Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Mr. Erdogan is the president of Turkey.
- The New York Times
ANKARA, Turkey — For the past six decades, Turkey and the United States have been strategic partners and NATO allies. Our two countries stood shoulder to shoulder against common challenges during the Cold War and in its aftermath.
Over the years, Turkey rushed to America’s help whenever necessary.
In 1962, the Kennedy administration was able to get the Soviets to remove missiles from Cuba by removing Jupiter missiles from Italy and Turkey.
In the wake of the…