While technical specifications of the S-400 'Triumf' Anti-aircraft Missile System have been discussed between Russia and Turkey, the contract itself is yet to be clinched.
"We, as providers, demonstrate the needed technical and technological level of this production to be delivered, and that is the talks’ main point," Rostech’s CEO for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Viktor Kladov was quoted as saying by TASS.
"Yes, we’ve met and agreed on the specifications," he said, responding to a question about whether Rosoboronexport’s delegation had visited Turkey to discuss the trade details, the contract itself has not been clinched yet, according to Kladov.
Kladov elaborated that the technical side of the bargain is being discussed now. "There are commercial issues, monetary and financial issues and political matters involved," he noted.
Early this month, Russian President Vladimir Putin had said that Russia was ready to supply S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey.
The S-400 Triumf is a long-range anti-aircraft missile system that became operational in 2007. It is used to destroy aircraft, winged and ballistic missiles, including medium-range missiles, and may be used to destroy surface facilities
Turkey will be the first NATO member country to purchase the system, if the country reaches an agreement with Russia for their procurement.
Russia has reiterated selling S-400 missile systems to India and Turkey. Russian President Vladimir Putin in a meeting with the press Thursday, said “Russia is ready to supply S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Turkey
Ankara and Moscow have reached an agreement on the purchase of S-400 missile defense systems and price negotiations are underway before the final signing of the deal, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. “We have agreed in principle with Russia for the purchase of S-400 missile systems
Russian President Vladimir Putin may discuss deliveries of S-400 surface-to-air missile system with Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan during the upcoming meeting in Sochi in May. It is possible that the issue of S-400 deliveries [to Turkey] may feature during the meeting of both leaders [Putin and Erdogan], Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by local media Thursday
Turkey has sought a loan to buy S-400 missile system from Russia, Rostec Corporation CEO Sergey Chemezov said in an interview. "Turkeys officials express a wish to get a loan, but the issue is pending so far
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Turkey has ruled out integrating the Russian S-400 missile defence system into the country's NATO standard defence equipment, its defence minister Fikri Isik has said. Speaking to TRT TV channel on Tuesday, Isik said, "Turkey knows that in case S-400 missiles systems are purchased from Russia, it will be impossible to incorporate them into the NATO system
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