US updates warning over Turkey travel amid rising political tensions

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  • Turkey announced it would purchase Russia’s missile system

The US Department of State on Thursday updated its travel advisory for Turkey amid stalled US-Turkey talks on Syria and growing differences over Venezuela and Turkish S-400 deal with Russia.

  • Joyce Karam
  • The National

Turkey announced Thursday it would be going ahead with a purchase of Russia’s S-400 missile system, ahead of an informal Friday deadline to respond to a rival US offer.

Turkey, a NATO member, made repeated moves to buy the Russian missile defence system, despite warnings from the…

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