Delivery of S-400 system parts to continue in coming days, Turkey says
Delivery of parts of the Russian S-400 defense system will continue in coming days, the Turkish Defence Industry Directorate said on Friday.
Turkey's defense ministry had earlier said that the first parts of the S-400 defense system were delivered to Ankara on Friday.
On Wednesday Turkey called on the United States to avoid steps harmful to bilateral relations after the US State Department spokeswoman reiterated Ankara would face "real and negative consequences" for acquiring Russian S-400 defense systems.
Turkey's foreign ministry spokesman said the comments by the State Department's Morgan Ortagus on Tuesday were not in line with the spirit and content of talks between presidents of the two countries at the G20 summit last month.
"We invite the US side to avoid taking wrong steps, excluding diplomacy and dialogue, that will harm relations," spokesman...