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Yes, British F-35 engines must be sent to Turkey for overhaul

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Re: your health

We are lucky to have Turkey in Nato as they would participate in fighting any war we bumble into.

No they wouldn't. The only war that NATO's Article 5 could genuinely apply to would be a Russian assault on an EU country. In other circumstances, we've seen various EU+NATO countries make sure that they didn't really join in with various attempts to invoke "collective defence". If a war broke out in Poland, do you think for a moment that Turkey would start to fight the Russians? Not a chance.

Turkey is in NATO merely for what it can lever out of the EU and the US, not because it needs NATO to defend it against anybody who actually has territorial ambitions, nor has Erdogan got any intention of forming a new front against Russia in the event of a war.

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