No Backtracking On Turkeyss 400 Deal With Russia Erdogan Says

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will not cancel a deal with Russia to buy an S defense system despite pressure from fellow NATO member the United States. Wheelbarger said the purchase would damage Turkeys ability to work with the Western alliance and force Washington to impose sanctions on Ankara. Turkey has defied the mounting pressure and said the purchase was a done deal. Speaking to reporters after morning prayers Erdogan also said an offer from the United States to sell Patriot missiles to Turkey was not as good as the Russian offer. There is a certain step that we took Erdogan said of the deal with Moscow. Erdogan said Turkey had offered to set up groups with the United States to work together on the issue without saying what Washingtons response had been. He also said Turkey had also been discussing a U. Turkey has defied mounting pressure from its NATO allies and said the purchase from Moscow was a done deal

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