Moscow. 03 June 2017. Russia and Turkey have almost agreed on all technical aspects of the deal on supplies of S-400 missile systems, according to CEO of Rostec Corporation Sergey Chemezov.
“As for the S-400 system, the discussions are going on, all the technical issues have already been agreed on, the current discussions refer to the financial issues, the Turkish side is seeking to get loan,” Chemezov stated.
Ministries of Finance of the Russia and Turkey are discussing the possibility of providing Ankara loan for the purchase of S-400.
“I know that this issue (of the loan) was raised at the intergovernmental level, because only the government can give loan under the intergovernmental agreement. I know that the Russian and the Turkish Ministries of Finance did negotiate on this, but I am not aware of the outcome of the negotiations,” said the head of Rostec.
The number of S-400 sets Turkey wants to purchase,is not disclosed. “The contract is not yet signed, so we are not going to discuss this issue yet,” said Chemezov.