Turkey stated that it agreed with Russia on the purchase of the C-400

Turkey stated that it agreed with Russia on the purchase of the C-400

ANKARA, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. Moscow and Ankara have reached an agreement in principle on the supply of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-400, negotiations on price, said the foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu.

Before the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan at a meeting in Sochi on may 3 to discuss the question of supply Ankara With 400.

“We have agreed in principle with Russia for the purchase of C-400. Negotiations on joint production and price. We wanted to buy a missile defense system of NATO, but, unfortunately, they are not included in our position”, — Cavusoglu said in an interview with the newspaper Haberturk.

Earlier, representatives of the Russian and Turkish authorities have repeatedly stated about the ongoing Moscow and Ankara negotiations on the supply of s-400. According to the head of Rostec Sergey Chemezov, Turkey is ready to buy the s-400 in the case of granting Russia a loan, the negotiations which are currently underway with the Russian Ministry of Finance.

As stated by the Russian presidential aide on military technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin, Russia sees no obstacles for the delivery of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 to Turkey in connection with its membership in NATO.