1. Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems -- in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers today quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying.

By: | Istanbul | Published: September 12, 2017 12:57 PM
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Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems — in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers today quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying. “Signatures have been made for the purchase of S-400s from Russia. A deposit has also been paid as far as I know,” Erdogan said in comments published in several newspapers including daily Hurriyet.

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