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Turkey slams US resolution on Ankara's purchase of S-400

IANS  |  Ankara 

on Tuesday slammed a resolution approved by the that condemned Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400

The bill passed by the US Congress does not comply with the rooted amity and alliance relations of and Washington, the said in a statement cited by

"It's impossible to accept such 'unfair and unfounded' claims over Turkey's foreign policy and judicial system," the statement added.

The on Monday passed a resolution which expressed concern over Turkey's decision to purchase Russian S-400 and called on to cancel its procurement.

Relations between the two NATO members have been strained in recent months and will start receiving the advanced Russian surface-to-air missile system in July.

Turkish has reiterated that his country's procurement of the Russian S-400 air is a national security deal, criticizing the US for halting the jets deliveries.

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 19:28 IST
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