Where Your Speech Is Free And Your Comment Is King - Post A Link

THE NEWS COMMENTER

VOTE  (0)  (0)

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training


Added 05-22-19 04:35:02am EST - “Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian technology.” - Washingtontimes.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey’s defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara’s decision to purchase the Russian technology.

Hulusi Akar also told a group of reporters late Tuesday that Turkey was “making preparations” and “considering all options” against possible U.S. sanctions on Turkey over the purchase.

Turkey’s S-400 deal with Russia has deepened a rift with the U.S., which says the Russian system is not compatible with NATO systems and could put at risk the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, of which Turkey is also a partner.

Turkey has repeatedly said that the S-400 agreement is a “done deal” and cannot be canceled but Akar said U.S. officials insist that “no deal is a done deal.”

Read more...

Post a comment.

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE