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PREMIUM: S-400 procurement implications come home to roost for Turkey

28th December 2020 - 13:00 GMT | by Cem Devrim Yaylalı in Istanbul


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The US decision to impose CAATSA sanctions brings ramifications for Turkish defence programmes, despite the defiant noises coming from Ankara.

On 14 December 2020, shortly after the US Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act, the Trump administration acted on its long-standing threat to implement sanctions against Turkey under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).

Sanctions announced by the US Treasury target the Presidency of Defense Industries ...

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