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Turkey seeks peace, security by purchasing Russian S-400 system

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday by purchasing the Russian-made S-400 air defense system Turkey is trying to guarantee peace and its national security, local media reported.

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No delays in Russian S-400 missiles delivery to Turkey: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that there have been no delays in the delivery of Russian S-400 air defense missiles to his country.

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US Defense Secretary unveils plans to phase Turkey out of F-35 program

The acting head of the Pentagon has sent a letter to a Turkish defense minister, detailing the US plan to exclude Ankara from the F-35 stealth fighter jet program over its acquisition of the Russian S-400 air defense systems.

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Turkey denies US gave it deadline to reconsider S-400 purchase

Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Monday denied claims that the US gave Turkey a deadline to reconsider buying the S-400 air defense missile systems from Russia.

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Turkey understands NATO’s concerns on Russian missile deal: FM

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday that Turkey understands NATO’s concerns over its procurement of the Russian S-400 air defense missiles.

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US general: No F-35s to Turkey if it buys Russian defense system

A top US general said on Tuesday that he would recommend that the United States withhold delivery of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey if Ankara goes through with the purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense system.

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Israel continues attacking Syria, raising the risks of an escalation with Iran

Since the time US President Donald Trump announced its decision to withdraw American forces from Syria, the Israeli regime has intensified its attacks against the alleged “Iranian targets” in the Arab country. In a latest wave of Israeli airstrikes, more than 30 missiles were fired toward Syria, most of which has reportedly been intercepted by the Syrian air defense.

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Syrian air defense systems strike down several missiles over western Damascus — media

Syria’s air defense systems have opened fire at air targets over western districts of Damascus, a government-run TV channel reported on Saturday.

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Turkey cleared by US for $3.5 billion Patriot missile deal, despite S-400 row

Amidst an ongoing row concerning Turkey’s decision to buy a Russian air defense system, the U.S. State Department has cleared Ankara to purchase a package of Patriot systems, with an estimated price tag of $3.5 billion.

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Syria shoots down dozens of Israeli missiles — media

Syria’s air defense forces have downed dozens Israeli missiles over the Quneitra province some 40 kilometers of Damascus, SANA news agency reported on Thursday.

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Downing of the Israeli jet a purely Syrian move – Hezbollah leader

One week after the downing of an Israeli fighter jet by the Syrian army’s air defense system and while Tel-Aviv has one again intensified its treats against Lebanon, the leader of Hezbollah movement is an important speech outlined his organization’s view toward the recent developments in the region.

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Russia Talks S-400 Deliveries With Middle Eastern, South-East Asian Countries

Russia is engaged in the negotiations on the deliveries of S-400 air defense missile systems with a number of Middle Eastern and South-East Asian countries that are willing to purchase the complexes, following Turkey’s example, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.

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S-400 Purchase Will Restrict Turkey’s Access to NATO Technology, US Official Says

Turkey’s access to NATO technology will be restricted if it acquires Russian S-400 air defense system as the current system is not “interoperable” with Russian missiles, a senior U.S.

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Turkey, Russia agree on technical details of S-400 missile systems supply deal

Russia and Turkey agreed on the technical specifications of a contract that would supply Turkey with long-range air defense systems S-400 Triumph, Russian state conglomerate Rostec’s Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Viktor Kladov said Wednesday.

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Russia Conducts Anti-Cruise Missile Drill on Day of US Attack in Syria

The crews of S-300 and S-400 air defense systems shot down cruise missiles launched by an imaginary enemy during an air defense drill held in Russia’s eastern Buryatia republic, Rossiiskaya Gazeta wrote, citing the Eastern Ministry District press service.

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Syrian Air Defense Shoots Down Intruder Israeli Warplane, Hits Another One

The Syrian air defense shot down an Israeli warplane and hit another one after four aircraft had breached the war-torn country’s airspace, the Syrian Army said on Friday.

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