“The United States on Friday called for Russia and Syria to be investigated for war crimes for the bombing of hospitals in Aleppo, and accused Moscow of trying to “interfere” with the American presidential election.”
“The Chinese don’t see this as a top priority for the United States,” Glaser said. “They will treat the nuclear issue as a top priority when the U.S. does.”
“He wants to make sure the pact is prolonged so his successor’s administration cannot potentially cancel it.”
Movement in and out of the Incirlik airbase in southern Turkey was blocked on Saturday by local military authorities. The NATO base stores US tactical nuclear weapons.
General Bekir Ercan Van, the commander of Turkey’s Incirlik airbase, which is used both by the Turkish Air Force and NATO forces, has been detained by Turkish authorities accused of complicity in the attempted coup.