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12.09.2017

The contract for the delivery of Turkey C-400 was signed

Moscow and Ankara reached an agreement on the delivery of Russian C-400 systems to Turkey, signing a corresponding contract, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSVTS) reports.

The ministry said that Russia is ready to implement the contract, RIA Novosti reports.

Due to the "specificity and sensitivity of the topic" details of the contract are not given.

It is noted that "the priority right to comment on the contract belongs to a foreign customer".

"The delivery of this system of Turkey meets the geopolitical interests of the Russian Federation," the FSMTC said.

Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara made the first payment for Russian C-400 air defense system. In July, Erdogan reported that the documents on the delivery of C-400 and their joint production were signed.

It was also reported that Ankara will buy two S-400 SAMs for 2,5 billion dollars. At the same time, according to the Turkish side, Moscow will give Ankara technology C-400.

In early June, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the country's readiness to supply Turkey with C-400. He discussed this issue with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in early May.

A source: LOOK

Author: Anton Cass

Tags: Turkey, Arms, Russia, Middle East,

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