“S-400 systems will be deployed and alerted in December,” Demir said.

On September 15, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced the completion of the second phase of supplies of S-400 to Turkey. The Russian defense department also confirmed this information.

Director of the Institute for Strategic Studies of RUDN University Dmitry Egorchenkov in an interview with the FBA “Economics Today” commented on the US requirements for Ankara to abandon the purchase of Russian S-400.