Turkey to get Russian load as part of S-400 missile defense system deal

0 83

December 22, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian presidential aide for military and technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin said on Thursday that Russia will grant Turkey a loan so that it can purchase the S-400 air defense missile system.

The first deliveries of the famous missile defense system are expected to arrive in Turkey in late 2019-early 2020.

“All the issues have been resolved and I discussed this theme while literally entering this hall, Kozhin said.

- Advertisement -

“The contract is entering the implementation stage actually in coming days. A part of the contract will be paid for by the Turkish side and the other part will be covered by a loan granted by the Russian side,” the presidential aide explained.

“The deliveries will begin in late 2019 – early 2020,” he added.

The delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey is a deal worth over $2 billion.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up here to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox.

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.