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Turkey’s Erdoğan slams rebels, hints at nuclear weapons procurement

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday blasted renegades from his ruling Justice and...

“They say we can’t have nuclear tipped missiles though some have them. This, I can’t accept,” said Erdoğan.

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Turkey signed the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty in 1980, and has also signed the 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, which bans all nuclear detonations for any purpose.

Pointing out that Turkey had been denied weapons deals by allied nations, the Turkish president said that this had led to the country producing its own weaponry.

“We asked for…

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