Turkish President Recep-Tayyip Erdogan has called groundless the fears of the block of NATO in connection with the agreement to supply Ankara with Russian anti-aircraft missile system s-400.
According to him, Western companies could not offer an adequate alternative. «It is clear that the agreement has infuriated NATO. But what were we supposed to do? We couldn’t wait forever,» the President said.
Turkish armed forces – the second largest within the Alliance. Launched after Erdogan’s anti-democratic reforms between Turkey and other NATO members had serious disagreements.
Recall that back on April 28 of this year, Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview with the Haberturk newspaper that Moscow and Ankara have reached an agreement in principle on the supply of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-400.