Daily Telegraph: Turkey and Russia make plans for the future despite us sanctions

Daily Telegraph: Турция и Россия строят планы на будущее несмотря на американские санкции

A senior official of the US state Department said that to overcome the differences of Turkey to get rid of the s-400, which it has already purchased. However, as writes The Daily Telegraph, Turkey has already started to test a newly acquired Russian SAM against American fighters. In addition, it was reported that Ankara has to sign with Moscow the new contract on purchase of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400, which will lead to the imposition of sanctions, which it threatened the United States.

Turkey is going to sign with Russia the new contract on purchase of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400, which could lead to a further deterioration of relations with the United States, and for sanctions, which she was threatened. According to The Daily Telegraph, the administration trump warned Ankara that the country will be exempted from sanctions if it does not activate the s-400 system. However, Turkey has tested the newly acquired Russian SAM against American fighters.Probably the first tests were carried out only in order to ensure that the radars are working properly or to test whether they can adequately distinguish their planes from enemy aircraft. However, in the United States and NATO are concerned that as a result of these tests, Russia would be able to get an idea about the capabilities of Western aircraft.A senior official of the US state Department said last week that to overcome the differences of Turkey to get rid of the s-400, which it has already purchased. However, the head of “Rosoboronexport” Alexander Mikheev said in an interview that Moscow in the first half of next year, hopes to conclude a contract for the supply of Turkey’s second set of regimental s-400.”We hope that in the first half of the year 2020 we will reach the signing of the contract documents. But I want to emphasize that the military-technical cooperation with Turkey is not limited to the supply of s-400. We have big plans, “—said Mikheyev.After he heard the statement Mikheeva, it was reported that the President Erdogan said that until April next year, the representatives of the Turkish and American governments will seek ways to resolve differences between the allies regarding the purchasing and operating the s-400.As reminds the edition, the tensions in Turkey’s relations with the US and NATO caused by the purchase of Russian air defense system and offensive operations undertaken by Erdogan in the North of Syria. Turkey and allies among the Syrian rebels are accused of committing in the area of war crimes against the civilian population.

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