Turkey Seeks Kebab-For-Weapons Deal With Russia

Ankara wants a Russian loan to buy Russian weapons. How much kebab collateral do they have?

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It's been a busy week for unhinged lunatic Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

On Sunday, the Turkish pseudo-sultan warned that the Netherlands would "pay a price" for disrespecting his mighty Sultanate. Shortly after, Erdogan called for international sanctions against the Dutch — a brave but unfortunately meaningless gesture. 

<figcaption>Bad deal.</figcaption>
Bad deal.

Then late last night it was revealed that Ankara will "consider reviewing its migration deal with the EU and relax controls on people reaching Europe over land".

Now Erdogan seeks powerful anti-air systems to protect himself from all the countries that don't like him. The only problem is "no money, just kebab":

Turkey has announced its wish to obtain Russia’s loan to buy weapons, including S-400 air defense missile systems, Rostec state corporation CEO Sergey Chemezov told the Rossiya-24 TV channel on Tuesday.

"They have voiced their wish to get a loan, but now the issue has not been solved," according to Chemezov.

Bad deal. Russia already has a kebab surplus. 

 


 

 

 


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