In the U.S. Congress introduced a draft on sanctions against Turkey for the purchase of s-400

In the United States suggested to impose sanctions against Turkey for the purchase of Russian s-400.

The relevant bill was introduced by congressmen Adam Kinzinger, Abigail Spanberger and Michael McCall. The document is called "the Law on counteraction to Russian arms exports", it is proposed to admit the delivery of s-400 "substantial transaction" that under current us law requires the entry of sanctions.

The proposal of the Congress published on the website of Kinzinger.

Supply anti-aircraft missile systems, which caused a crisis in relations between Ankara and Washington, began in mid-July last year. The US demanded to cancel the transaction and buy the Patriot. While the Americans threatened to delay or even cancel the sale of Turkey's newest F-35 fighter, as well as to impose sanctions against it. Ankara to make concessions refused.

Last year, Russia fulfilled the first contract for the supply of Turkey's four battalions of s-400 in the amount of $ 2.5 billion. In June, the sides also reached agreement in principle on the supply of the second set of air defense systems.

A few weeks ago, Senator John Thune introduced an amendment to the defense budget of the United States, which has offered to buy s-400 complexes from Turkey. Then the official representative of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation Maria Vorobyov said that Ankara would not be able to transfer to the Washington anti-aircraft missiles without the consent of Moscow. In addition, the press Secretary of the ruling Turkish party, Omer Celik stressed that for the resale of the s-400 has no legal basis.