Wed, 17 Jul 2019

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - With the arrival of Russian S-400 missile defense systems imminent, Turkey urged the US on Wednesday to refrain from missteps that could harm bilateral ties.

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Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy said a statement made Tuesday by the US State Department about Turkey's purchase of the air defense system was incompatible with a previous meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump during last month';s G20 Summit, Anadolu Agency reported.

Underlining that the conditions that led Turkey to buy the Russian systems were well-known, Aksoy added that Trump confirmed this at the G20 Summit when he made it clear that Turkey had been treated unfairly by previous US administrations.

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