Trump reportedly offered to sell F-35 jets to Turkey in exchange for not attacking Kurdish forces in Syria

REUTERS/Kevin LamarquePresident Donald Trump meets with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey during the UN General Assembly in New York, September 21, 2017.President Donald Trump reportedly advised Turkey not to invade northeastern Syria and offered to resume sales of the US’s fifth-generation aircraft, the Lockheed Martin F-35.Trump reportedly offered Erdogan “a really good package,” in addition to other benefits and a presidential visit, a senior official said, according to a Washington Post report published Wednesday.The purported offer marks a departure from the US’s policy not to include Turkey in its flagship F-35 program starting in July.The US granted F-35 contracts to several allies, including the UK and South Korea, but took Turkey off that list when it purchased Russia’s advanced

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