President of Turkey Recep Tayyip erdoğan he said that Ankara has the right to use Russian anti-aircraft missile system s-400 are ready to do it. This writes the Hurriyet.
“We’re not going to just buy s-400 and place them in the vault. We will use them if necessary. This protective system,” — said the head of state.
According to him, Turkey does not intend more dependent on the United States. “When we asked them [the supplies] for many years, gave us the answer: Congress [US] does not allow. We are tired of this,” said the Turkish leader.
At the same time, the Russian proposal on the issue of supply was quite attractive. “They said they are even ready to establish joint production (…) They offered us a pretty good credit conditions”, — he added.
Earlier in June, reported that the delivery of American F-35 fighters Turkey may fall due to of cooperation with Russia. In particular, Washington is concerned that Ankara intends to buy su-57. Prior to that, us senators said, buy Ankara s-400 from Russia could adversely affect the delivery of the F-35.