Russia, Turkey close to signing new S-400 missile contract – Ifax

Russia, Turkey close to signing new S-400 missile contract – Ifax
A Russian military cargo plane unloads a Turkish S-400 missile defense system at the Murted military airbase on Aug. 27, 2019. (Turkish Defense Ministry/AFP)
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Updated 23 August 2021

Russia, Turkey close to signing new S-400 missile contract – Ifax

Russia, Turkey close to signing new S-400 missile contract – Ifax
  • Turkey’s initial purchase of S-400s from Russia strained ties with the US and its NATO allies

MOSCOW: Russia and Turkey are close to signing a new contract to supply Ankara with additional S-400 air defense units in the near future, the Interfax news agency cited the head of Russia’s Rosoboronexport arms exporter as saying on Monday.
Turkey’s initial purchase of S-400s from Russia strained ties with the United States and its NATO allies. Washington sanctioned Ankara and has threatened to impose new sanctions if it buys more major arms systems from Moscow.