March 14, 2018 / 10:24 AM / 5 months ago

Turkey wants to get Russian S-400 missiles quickly, foreign minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday that the sooner Turkey received the S-400 missile defense system from Russia the better, as Moscow agreed to speed up the delivery.

Ankara signed an agreement to buy the S-400 missile system from Russia in late December in a move which raised concern in the West because they cannot be integrated into NATO’s military architecture.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Daren Butler

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