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Turkey can't have both F-35 and Russia's S-400: Trump chosen one

US pioneer's pick for barrier secretary calls S-400 securing by Ankara 'frustrating' as NATO partners' column thunders on. 


US President Donald Trump's chosen one to turn into the following secretary of guard has reviled Turkey's choice to purchase Russia's S-400 rocket safeguard framework in comments that end long periods of White House quiet over the move.

Showing up before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Army Secretary Mark Esper depicted the move by the United States' NATO partner as "disillusioning".

"They have been a long-standing and truly fit NATO partner, however their choice on the S-400 is the off-base one," Esper said.

His remarks came multi day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan affirmed that the main cluster of hardware for the rocket safeguard framework was conveyed from Russia as of late, in spite of rehashed US calls to drop the arrangement or face discipline.

"We have started to get ou…