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Scaparrotti, who also serves as NATO's top commander, pointed to several problems the Russian system poses, including lack of interoperability with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation systems and said the S-400 is "a problem to all of our aircraft, but specifically the F-35, I believe". The U.S. and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies say it isn't compatible with allied systems and poses a security threat.

The tone from the Pentagon is a shift from efforts by former Defense Secretary James Mattis to convince Congress to keep Turkey in the program. It has lost some 3 percent so far this year.

The Russian S-400 missile defense system during a Victory Day military parade in Moscow's Red Square, on May 9, 2017. "What is important here is for the government to speak in a language that the market will understand and take the correct actions".

Neither the F-35 fifth-generation fighter jet nor the Patriot air defense system will be available to the Turkish military once they get the Russian-made S-400 surface-to-air missiles, a Pentagon spokesman threatened.

On March 5, U.S. President Donald Trump has announced he plans to end key trade preferences for India and Turkey. In addition, he added that Ankara and Washington "are continuing negotiations on the possible supply of the US Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems to the republic". "We've agreed with the Russians, we will go into joint production".

The State Department has already authorized a $3.5 billions sale of the Patriot missile system to Turkey, but officials say Ankara will not receive it unless they ditch their deal with Russian Federation.

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He said Pakistan desires to sort out all issues with India which are hindering peace between the two countries. After the attack, the Indian Air Force bombed a Jaish-e-Mohammed training facility in Pakistan's Balakot .

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Since 2013, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally countries have deployed Patriot missiles in Turkey's southern city of Adana and the SAMP-T air defense system in the southern province of Kahramanmaras.

The last diplomatic crisis between the two countries contributed to driving the lira to a record low in August.

Washington fears the sophisticated radar of the S-400 system could compromise the F-35 technology, which was developed to elude Russian-made systems.

The move was criticised by the Pentagon, which warned that purchasing the S-400 would hurt Turkish-US relations and Turkey's role in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

During his visit to Turkey past year, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated they chose to shorten the due date for the delivery of the S-400 system to Turkey.

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