Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reaffirmed his commitment to buy a Russian missile system in the face of renewed warnings from NATO ally the United States. The prospect of a clash between Ankara and Washington has grown, with Moscow moving the delivery date for the missiles to this year.
Erdogan is blaming Washington for the deepening crisis over the procurement of Russia’s S-400 missile system. The Turkish president says the missiles are the most cost-effective solution for the country’s defense needs.
“Having the S-400 from Russia is an outcome of this pursuit,” Erdogan declared to supporters Monday. “Now [Washington], you tell …read more
Source: Voice of America