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The purchase by Turkey of the Russian is antiaircraft-rocket complexes With-400 — solved case, said the foreign Minister mevlüt Cavusoglu in the United States. On Wednesday, November 21, according to Reuters.
According to the Minister, the transaction cannot be cancelled.
The Pentagon has repeatedly expressed concern about the contract for the supply of s-400, which Ankara and Moscow signed in September 2017. Commander of US air forces in Europe and Africa General Todd Walters noted, for example, what is the risk for NATO.
In addition, the us military was discussing with the Congress that can be offered to Turkey instead of Russian air defense system. Congress thus announced its intention to suspend deliveries to the country fighter-bombers F-35 because of the deal on s-400.
The contract between Russia and Turkey provides for the sale of Ankara’s four divisions, equipped with these systems. The cost of the agreement is $ 2.5 billion, more than half of the amount will cover the Russian loan. Installation could begin in October 2019.
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