US-Turkish relations are witnessing a growing tension.
The tensions increased after Ankara seized parts of Russian missiles designed mainly to target NATO aircraft.
Observers indicate the political situation that Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted from his relationship with Ankara to slap to NATO, especially that Ankara is part of this alliance.
In this context, the President of the Russian Liberal Democratic Party, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, made controversial statements about the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
In his comments on the Telegram site, Zhirinovsky said he had met Erdogan twice and that the latter had informed him of his country's readiness to leave NATO. "Turkey wants EU membership but the EU does not accept it. They meet the Federation's requests but are not included in the membership of the Union. Turkey was the first NATO member because its location is suitable for carrying out actions against Russia."