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Russian S-400 shipments to Turkey continues for second day 

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“Delivery of S-400 Long Range Air and Missile Defense Systems resumed today. The fourth Russian plane carrying S-400 parts landed at Murted Airport outside Ankara,” the ministry said, sharing a picture of the Russian aircraft.

Turkey received the first three shipments of S-400 components on Friday, defying threats of sanctions from the United States.

It remains unclear when the S-400 surface-to-air system will be installed and operational.

Turkey would be the first NATO member to operate the advanced Russian system and the purchase has become a bone of contention with Washington.

The US has already started removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter plane programme. The training of Turkish pilots in the US is set to halt at the end of this month.

(Edited by Emmanuel Yashim)

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