The Trump administration is calling for the lifting of restrictions on F-35s in Turkey

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The US government expresses its opposition to the legislative initiatives of the Congress that seek to limit the delivery of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey through a letter signed by the head of the White House Budget Mick Malveini.

The letter, which is addressed to the leadership of the Senate Appropriations Committee, calls for the lifting of the restrictions provided in the text of the budget law of the US Department of State and the US Department of State.

As the letter describes, the White House shares Congress' concerns about Turkey's stance on a number of issues, but believes that such an action would undermine efforts to resolve outstanding issues and restore relations with the United States. Anchor.

The specific request of the American government provoked the strong reaction of the Greek-American, American-Armenian and Christian organizations, which estimate that this attitude will be perceived as a weakness on the other hand and therefore the USA will voluntarily lose a strong negotiating paper.

"We encourage Congress leaders to move quickly to impose restrictions on F-35s and other advanced weapons sales and shipments and, more generally, to undertake a long overdue political review of US relations with the increasingly hostile Turkish regime." joint communication of the three organizations.