There is no problem in buying Ankara, Russia anti-aircraft systems s-400, there was talk of the purchase of the latest s-500. This was stated by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reports TASS.
“Any problems in relation to the s-400 is not. In the first stage a joint production are not provided. I hope that it will start from the second stage,” explained he, adding that Turkey not only has no plans to curtail negotiations, but also had a conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the purchase of anti-aircraft systems next-generation s-500.
Earlier, on 13 September, U.S. permanent representative to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said that Ankara’s decision to equip its army With-400 “is a problem”, since the complexes are incompatible with NATO systems.
S-400 “Triumph” long-range multi-channel anti-aircraft missile system, equipped with several types of missiles of various ranges. Developed in 2000-e years in the NGO “Almaz”, she develops solutions used in the system s-300PMU-2 “Favorit”. Adopted in 2007.