Turkey’s move to buy S-400 is ‘national decision’ - Stoltenberg

Turkey’s move to buy S-400 is ‘national decision’ - Stoltenberg

Turkey's move to buy Russian air defence systems is a "national decision", but NATO members may discuss the issue on the margins of an alliance ministerial meeting in Washington, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has stated, Sputnik reports.

"It is a national decision of each NATO ally to determine its own capabilities", Stoltenberg told reporters when asked whether he sees any potential resolution on Ankara's plans to buy the S-400.

Stoltenberg acknowledged that this "an issue of great disagreement between NATO allies".

He noted that the alliance provides a platform to resolve such issues.

"NATO provides [military] support to Turkey," Stoltenberg said. Such support includes missile and air defence capabilities, he added.


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