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Turkey sends military personnel to train how to operate on S-400 system




(MENAFN) Turkish military personnel now in Russia to learn how to use the S-400 air defense system, Turkey's defense minister informed reporters in Ankara.

On Tuesday, Hulusi Akar emphasized, "We've sent personnel to Russia for S-400 training that will begin in the coming days and will span the following months".

Akar stated, affirming that Turkey was facing threat of air and missile attacks from Syrian borders, "We need to set up an air defense system to protect our 82 million people and our country".

Highlighting that the S-400 systems only had defense abilities, he emphasized "no one should be bothered" by their use by Turkey.

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Turkey sends military personnel to train how to operate on S-400 system

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