Archived fotofoto: Press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation / RIA Novosti
The head of Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheyev said that in 2020 it is expected to sign a new contract with Turkey on the supply of the second set of regimental s-400. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“As for the new options (contract entitling the owner to redeem at a predetermined price — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), here we are talking about the second regimental kit s-400. (…) We hope that in the first half of the year 2020 we will reach the signing of the contract documents,” — said Mikheyev.
Earlier, us Senator from the Democratic party of the United States Chris van HOLLEN said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “has crossed the red line”.
In November, the President of the United States Donald trump and Erdogan at a joint press conference in Washington announced that he had instructed the Ministers to develop measures to resolve the issue of procurement of s-400 “Triumph” Ankara.
A contract to supply Ankara four battalions of s-400 “Triumph” in Russia concluded in September 2017. The value of the contract amounted to $ 2.5 billion, half of which will cover the Russian loan. The supply of air defense missile systems to Turkey began in July 2019. For fear of leakage of s-400 “Triumph” of the data, revealing the possibility of American fighters fifth generation F-35 Lightning II, Washington has suspended the supply Ankara fighters. Only Turkey was to receive more than a hundred aircraft.
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