Pompeo Says US Offered Alternatives to Turkey for Russia’s S-400 System

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The U.S. has offered Turkey alternatives to Russia’s S-400s in a bid to prevent Ankara from completing the purchase of the missile defense system, an issue that significantly strained Ankara’s ties with its Western allies.

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“We continue to work to keep the Turks in a place where they don’t actually acquire the S-400,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a testimony before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday.

2602991 04/09/2015 An S-400 "Triumf" antiaircraft missile system is among other Defense Ministry's air defense missile battalions put on combat alert in the Moscow Region. Kirill Kallinikov/Sputnik

2602991 04/09/2015 An S-400 “Triumf” antiaircraft missile system is among other Defense Ministry’s air defense missile battalions put on combat alert in the Moscow Region. Kirill Kallinikov/Sputnik

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