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Turkish experts in international law said, what are the causes of the U.S. desire to prevent the deal between Russia and Turkey on the supply of anti-aircraft missile complexes (AAMS) s-400. Their views led to the publication of Türkiye.
Expert on security issues Mithat Işık said that the U.S. is not interested in strengthening Turkey’s defense capacity, as their vision of solving the middle East question at the moment, diverge.
According to another expert, Togrul Ismayil, USA negative attitude towards rapprochement between Russia and Turkey, which can be seen in Syria. This is also the position of Professor Bilal Sambur. He reminded about the inconsistent actions of the us administration in the White house refuse to sell Turkey its missile complex Patriot, however, have criticized Ankara for seeking to acquire the s-400. Ismail added that the possible refusal to purchase the SAM will also cause serious damage to the image of Turkey.
In April, the U.S. gave Turkey an ultimatum: if Ankara will not refuse from purchasing Russian air defense system, Washington will not give her the fifth generation fighter F-35. In the United States and other NATO countries fear that if Ankara armed with will and With-400, and F-35, the Russian radar systems will learn to calculate and track the American fighters.
A contract to supply Ankara with the four battalions of s-400 was achieved in September 2017. The contract is worth $ 2.5 billion, but half of this amount will cover the Russian loan.
15 may it was reported that Turkey began thinking about the joint production of s-500.
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