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Another Russian S-400 battery headed to Turkey beginning Tuesday - Anadolu

Another Russian S-400 battery headed to Turkey beginning Tuesday - Anadolu
FILE PHOTO: A view shows a new S-400 "Triumph" surface-to-air missile system after its deployment at a military base outside the town of Gvardeysk near Kaliningrad, Russia March 11, 2019. REUTERS/Vitaly Nevar/File Photo -
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey is to accept delivery of a second battery of Russian S-400 missile defences beginning on Tuesday, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday according to state-owned Anadolu news agency.

The initial parts of the system, which Washington says are not compatible with NATO defences, were delivered to Ankara in July despite warnings about possible U.S. sanctions over the purchase.

(Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Jonathan Spicer)

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