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The foreign Ministry commented on the American desire to buy s-400 from Turkey

Moscow considers Washington's desire to buy the Russian s-400 Ankara as another manifestation of the US to achieve their goals through pressure, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Fourth European Department of the MFA of Russia Yuri Philipson.

Republican Senator John Thune had earlier proposed to resolve the contradictions between the USA and Turkey according to the Russian s-400 by purchasing these complexes in Ankara, according to the text of the proposed amendment to the defense budget of the United States. In order to purchase named assurances to Turkey that she will not buy the proceeds other military equipment, is incompatible with the requirement of NATO.

In the U.S. Congress proposed to impose sanctions against Turkey for the purchase of s-400

The us Congress proposed to impose sanctions against Turkey due to the purchase of the Russian s-400.

The relevant bill was introduced Abigail Spanberger, Michael McCall and Adam Kinzinger, on the website which reported on this initiative.

Turkey promised Russia to protect data on s-400

Turkey has promised to keep secret information about anti-aircraft missile system s-400, said the head of the Secretariat of the defense industry of the Republic of Ismail Demir.

Earlier, us Senator John Thune called a "method" to resolve differences between Washington and Ankara on Russian SAMS. He introduced an amendment to the defense budget of the United States, which offered to buy these complexes in Turkey.

Media reported about the possibility of the United States to buy Russian s-400 from Turkey

The US may be able to buy Russian s-400 from Turkey, thanks to the amendment to the draft law on budget allocations for national defence in 2021 (NDAA). It is reported by Defense News.

According to the information portal, the appropriate amendment was proposed by Republican Senator John Thune. In turn, a critic of the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on foreign relations Jean Rish has proposed an amendment that would give the administration trump the authority to impose sanctions against Ankara for 30 days after the adoption of the law the NDAA in accordance with CAATSA (the law "On combating the enemies of America by sanctions").