Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country closer to U.S. sanctions.
The ministry said the first delivery of the S-400 air defense systems arrived on Friday at an air base near the capital, Ankara
TURKEY PREPARATIONS TO RUSSIAN MISSILE SYSTEM, AS QUESTIONS SWIRL ABOUT POTENTIAL US PUNISHMENT
The United States has warned Turkey will face economic sanctions if it goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian missile defense system. It has also said that Turkey will not be allowed to participate in the high-tech F-35 fighter jets.
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pressure, insisting that which equipment to purchase is a matter of national sovereignty.