Turkish FM says S-400 deal 'may be' signed this week

Foreign Minister Cavusoglu says there are 'no problems' in S-400 deal with Russia

Turkish FM says S-400 deal 'may be' signed this week

World Bulletin / News Desk

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday said the agreement on the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system from Russia "maybe" signed “this week".

In a joint news conference with Maltese Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela, Cavusoglu said there are "no problems" in S-400 deal.

The S-400 is Russia’s most advanced long-range anti-aircraft missile system and can carry three types of missiles capable of destroying targets including ballistic and cruise missiles.

The system can track and engage up to 300 targets at a time and has an altitude ceiling of 27 kilometers (17 miles).

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