A rocket launches from an S-400 missile system in Russia in September. The US imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday over its purchase of the system. Photo: AFP A rocket launches from an S-400 missile system in Russia in September. The US imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday over its purchase of the system. Photo: AFP
A rocket launches from an S-400 missile system in Russia in September. The US imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday over its purchase of the system. Photo: AFP
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US sanctions Turkey for buying Russian S-400 missile defence system

  • Move sets the stage for further confrontation between the two Nato allies as US President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office
  • The US had previously kicked Turkey out of its F-35 stealth fighter development and training programme over the purchase

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A rocket launches from an S-400 missile system in Russia in September. The US imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday over its purchase of the system. Photo: AFP A rocket launches from an S-400 missile system in Russia in September. The US imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday over its purchase of the system. Photo: AFP
A rocket launches from an S-400 missile system in Russia in September. The US imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday over its purchase of the system. Photo: AFP
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