“The FSMTC confirms the start of the delivery of the S-400 systems to Turkey, the deliveries will be realized within the time agreed by the parties,” RIA Novosti reports a Russian service.

Earlier, the Turkish Ministry of Defense stated that the supply of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 began on Friday, July 12.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that delays in the supply of S-400 is not expected.

Expert Edward Lozansky, in an interview with NSN, estimated the likelihood of Washington imposing sanctions against third countries because of the C-400.