‘A great win for Russia’: Turkey defies NATO to test fire S-400 anti-aircraft weapons

Turkey has tested an advanced Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile defense system, in defiance of U.S. sanctions threats and appeals from NATO not to jeopardize transatlantic security cooperation.

“For Russia, of course, this is a great win,” said former Turkish lawmaker Aykan Erdemir, a senior analyst at Foundation for Defense of Democracies. “Without a doubt, this will continue to disrupt NATO, as not only the U.S. but other NATO members will now have to focus on sorting out the mess within the transatlantic alliance.”

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