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Turkey FM: "S-400" hardware deployment going as planned

ISTANBUL, July 12 (KUNA) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu confirmed that deployment of the S-400 Russian missile hardware is going as planned without any problem.
In a joint press conference with his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis held in Ankara on Friday, Casvusoglu said: "The deal is done and is going as planned, and we are organizing everything related to the receiving process," as he responded to a question on the arrival of the first deployment of the S-400.
"There are no issues in the process of receiving the hardware and will continue so in the future," he added.
Earlier on Friday the Turkish Defense Ministry announced the arrival of the S-400 hardware at the Military airport in Ankara.
The Presidency of Defense Industries also gave a statement on the first arrival of the missile hardware in Ankara, and that the rest of the equipment will be arriving in the upcoming days. (end) ta.aq