September 14, 2017 / 8:24 AM / 10 months ago

Technology transfer needed in Russian S-400 deal: Turkish minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey thinks it is necessary to take steps on technology transfer in its deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said in an interview on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: Bekir Bozdag addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate in Ankara in this March 19, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/Files

He the told state-run Anadolu agency that agreements had been signed with Russia and a deposit paid regarding the S-400s and the process will continue. President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday dismissed NATO allies’ concern over the deal.

Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by David Dolan

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