Kremlin refuses to comment as Erdogan announces S-400 deal with Russia

26 Jul 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Ankara and Moscow have signed documents as part of a deal on the purchase of Russian-made S-400 long-range air defense missile systems, the TV Channel Haber 7 said on Tuesday. “We have made steps on this issue with the Russian Federation. Signatures have been put and I hopethat we’ll see S-400 missiles in our country. We’ll also request the joint production of these systems,” Erdogan was quoted as saying. The Kremlin has declined to comment on Erdogan’s statement, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told TASS on Tuesday. “No comment,” he said.

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