Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced to discuss with Russian leaders the possibility of purchasing advanced anti-aircraft missile systems s-500. This was reported by Deutsche Welle.
About the negotiations with Moscow about the purchase of the latest SAM, have not yet entered the Russian army, he said today, October 13, on Board the aircraft while returning from a trip to Ukraine and Serbia, said the Agency.
At the same time, Erdogan expressed hope that Moscow and Ankara can agree on joint production of s-400, according to the journalists, although at the current stage of the contract for s-400 it is only about the purchase.
12 September 2017 it was reported that the country is a NATO member Turkey and Russia signed the first major arms deal: Ankara buy anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 Triumph. On the Russian side, this information was confirmed by the assistant to the President of the state-occupier Vladimir Kozhin.
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