Various factors have caused a breakdown in bilateral relations between the two NATO allies in recent years, from US support of the YPG in northern Syria to the failure to hand over FETO leader Fetullah Gulen.
FETO suspects trying to flee to Europe following the 2016 failed coup attempt include ex-soldiers, judges, academicians and police officers.
To protect the country's democratic order, the Turkish people defeated the coup attempt in a remarkable fashion, inspiring the state to immediately put the accused on trial.
US describing head of Fetullah Terrorist Organization as "Muslim cleric and political figure" in a report means "supporting the treacherous July 15 coup attempt," a foreign ministry spokesperson says.
"Turkey fulfills all NATO requirements ... We strongly reject linking this matter with the F-35 [fighter jet programme]," Turkey's Defence Minister Hulisi Akar says.
Turkey's top diplomat for EU affairs Faruk Kaymakci says reports claiming that Ankara is moving away from European values "are inconsistent and invalid."
'It is unacceptable that leading FETO members in Kyrgyzstan were invited to an iftar dinner,' says Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
A Turkish foreign ministry official expressed the disappointment after the top UK court rejected an appeal by Ankara over extradition of FETO members.
The trial of Metin Topuz, a translator and fixer for the US Drug Enforcement Agency at the US consulate in Istanbul, opened in the city on Tuesday. Topuz is accused of a role in a 2013 "judicial coup" against the government.
Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu also said only 12 terrorists had entered the country since January. Soylu was speaking after Saudi trolls targeted him over earlier remarks on terrorism.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara received a 'positive response' from the US regarding the Patriot sale, which was initiated two years ago.
The soldiers are accused of communicating with Fetullah Terrorist Organisation – a terror group behind 2016 defeated coup in the country – through pay phones and landline phones.
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