Turkey's decision to purchase the advanced Russian system has deepened a rift between the NATO allies. U.S. officials have warned of consequences if the purchase is finalized while Turkish officials say the deal cannot be cancelled.
Speaking at a news conference with his Polish and Romanian counterparts Friday, Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey is taking utmost care to ensure that the S-400 system is under full Turkish control.
He added that Turkey does not believe that the S-400 would threaten the F-35 program, of which Turkey is also a partner.
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