Russia makes Bayraktar bid – Turkey

Putin made Erdogan an offer for Bayraktar drones during their meeting in Tehran, Turkish media outlet say Read Full Article at

Russia makes Bayraktar bid – Turkey

Russia makes Bayraktar bid – Turkey

Erdogan reveals Putin made an offer for Turkish drones currently supplied to Ukraine

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has revealed that both Russia and the United Arab Emirates are interested in cooperating with Baykar, the company making the Bayraktar and Akinci strike drones. Multiple media outlets in Turkey reported this on Tuesday, citing Erdogan’s remarks at a meeting of top AK party officials the evening prior. The revelation has caused a stir, since Baykar has exported about 50 drones to Ukraine just this year.

“let’s work together,” Erdogan told the party officials on Monday, according to CNN Turk. The reporting was echoed by other outlets, such as TGRT and Haber 7.

reportedly reserves them only for “special missions.” 

“never” sell drones to Russia. 

“There is a strategic relationship between Turkey and Ukraine, especially in the field of aviation and space,” he said. “Turkey supports Ukraine with armed drone technology. We did not transmit or supply anything to Russia.”

accused Moscow of wanting to buy hundreds of strike drones from Iran. Tehran denied the claim.