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Turkey buys missile system from Russia

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Added On September 14, 2017

Turkey has sealed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defense systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow.
 
According to local media on Tuesday, the West raised concerns over Turkey's missile purchase as it is from a non-NATO supplier. 
 
The media's report said the accord for the surface-to-air missile defense batteries is Ankara's most significant pact with a non-NATO supplier. 
 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed with local media that signatures have been made for the purchase of S-400s from Russia and a deposit  had been  paid. 
 
Erdogan reiterated that Turkey was free to make military acquisitions based on its defense needs.