The Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu, in an interview with the German newspaper Die Zeit referred to the procurement of anti-aircraft missile system s-400 Russian production. According to the politician, the position of the US administration.
«We are needed urgently, because we did not have air defense systems. But the us is even automatic rifles refused to sell because of opposition from Congress. We would be happy to buy the PATRIOT system, if the administration will seek approval in Congress,» he said.
The Minister stressed that the agreement with Russia is signed, and Turkey is not going to abandon their obligations. At the same time, the strategic objective is to diversify suppliers. Signed a preliminary agreement with the Italian-French EuroSam Corporation.