The commissioning of the ship is scheduled for 2021 and she is expected to cost around $1 billion
Graham says President Trump asked him to make the call
Turkey plans to replace its existing F-16 aircraft with the TF-X National Combat Aircraft being developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI)
Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 is according to the resolution from Scott and Young as a “direct and dire threat” to US security interests
"We are now telling Turkey...we’re not going to sell you the F-35 fighter jets"
But Trump has sent mixed signals about how he might respond to Turkey
At least two Russian Air Force AN-124 cargo planes flew to Turkey on Friday morning
According to information from Turkey the first parts of the system will be delivered today
"CAATSA is so vague and interpretation is so difficult. Turkey is the first case study"
Turkey prepared for worst despite conciliatory Trump talk as it is still haunted by the four-year arms embargo in 1970s after its invasion in Cyprus