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5/22, 9:06 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Turkish military starts S-400 training in Russia

Turkey military sent a number of military personnel to Russia on Wednesday to undergo training in using the much disputed S-400 missile systems, according to the country's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar.

"We have sent our specialists to Russia to undergo a training course on the use of the S-400 systems," the minister noted, adding that the training course would last several months." "The number of the personnel keeps changing, all of them have their own goals," Akar pointed out.

Yesterday, it was reported that the government in Ankara will face sanctions if it does not cancel the purchase of the Russian air defense system, while earlier statements from from Turkish officials suggest that Turkey has no intention whatsoever to drop out of the deal.

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