Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that Turkish and Russian officials would meet in the coming days to finalise the deal for Russia to supply its latest S-400 air-defence system to Ankara.
“Officials will come together in the coming week to finalise the necessary work on the S-400 issue I wish them success,” Erdogan said during a press conference with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Ankara. He did not give further details.
“In the course of today’s work we finally agreed a credit agreement which I hope, and I emphasise this, will be signed in the nearest time,” Putin said, but at no point did he mention the S-400 deal directly.
“We see a considerable…