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Russia to deliver first S-400 missile to Turkey in July




(MENAFN - The Peninsula) MOSCOW: Russia will make first delivery of the S-400 missile systems to Turkey in July, Russian news agencies cited the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport saying on Wednesday, in accordance with the earlier-stated plans.

"We are making first delivery in July as part of out plans," Alexander Mikheev is quoted as saying by RIA news agency.

The plans of Turkey, a NATO member, have irked Washington, which threatened with sanctions against Ankara if it goes ahead with the purchase. (Reporting by Christian Lowe; writing by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Toby Chopra)    
 

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Russia to deliver first S-400 missile to Turkey in July

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