Turkish defence ministry says first parts of S-400 delivered on Friday

The purchase is a source of tension between Turkey and the US.
Friday 12/07/2019
A Russian plane which transported the first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system takes off from Akinci Air Base near Ankara, Turkey, July 12, 2019. (Reuters)
A Russian plane which transported the first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system takes off from Akinci Air Base near Ankara, Turkey, July 12, 2019. (Reuters)

ISTANBUL - Turkey's defence ministry said the first parts of the S-400 Russian missile defence systems were delivered to Ankara on Friday.

Turkey's acquisition of the Russian system is a source of tension between Turkey and NATO ally United States. 

(Reuters)