IN SPITE OF US PRESSURE TURKEY INSISTS ON S-400 MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM
Turkey started testing Russian S-400 system. Since the system is not compatible with NATO defense system and is considered a threat, a senior U.S state department official said; Turkey needs to get rid of the Russian missile defense system.
However, Turkey seems to be determined to activate the system. Turkish defence minister said;
S-400 missile defense systems will not be integrated with the NATO systems. It will be operated independently.