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Turkey, Russia Sign Agreement On Loan For S-400 Systems Purchase

ANKARA, December 29. /TASS/. and signed a loan agreement for the purchase of Triumf anti-aircraft weapon systems, Haberturk TV channel announced on Friday.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip said on September 12 that Ankara had signed an agreement with Moscow on the acquisition of S-400 systems, and also made a deposit for them. General Director of state corporation Rostec Sergey Chemezov said on November 2 that the contract exceeds $2 bln.

S-400 Triumf is a long-range anti-aircraft missile system, adopted in service in 2007. It is intended for the destruction of aviation, cruise and ballistic missiles, including medium range, and can be used against ground targets.

Source: TASS


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