US Defense Secretary: Turkey will not get an F-35 if it buys the S-400

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Chanahan confirmed that "Turkey will not get an F-35 if it buys the Russian defense system S400," adding that "Turkey's participation in the F-35 program will be suspended by July 31 ".
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Chanahan confirmed that "Turkey will not get an F-35 if it buys the Russian defense system S400," adding that "Turkey's participation in the F-35 program will be suspended by July 31 ".


"Turkish students participating in F35 training courses will not be able to complete training courses and we will not recommend starting new courses," he said. "There is a bipartisan plan in Congress to impose sanctions on Turkey under the Anti-Enemies Act America in the event of Turkey's acquisition of the S400, "adding that" the S400 deal will hinder the strengthening or maintenance of Turkey's cooperation with the United States and even with "NATO."

"US President Donald Trump promised to boost bilateral trade with Turkey from $ 20 billion to $ 75 billion, but it would be a challenge if the United States imposed sanctions under the Anti-American Enemies Act," he said, adding that "most Turkish students Participants in F35 training courses will not be able to complete the training courses and we will not recommend starting new courses. "

"The Turkish S-400 missile system has been manufactured and will be delivered to Ankara within two months," he said, adding that Turkish military personnel had been trained to use the system.

The Pentagon has announced that it "gives Turkey until July 31 to retract the Russian S400 missile deal."
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