Turkey–USA–Russia – level 1

25-07-2019 07:00

Turkey is talking with the USA. Turkey wants to buy an air defence system. The talking goes too long. In the end, there is no deal.

However, Turkey still wants to buy an air defence system. It can buy one from Russia. The USA says that it will not be happy if Turkey buys the system from Russia. The USA says that it will put sanctions on Turkey if it buys the Russian system.

Turkey buys the air defence system from Russia. It buys it in April. Russia moves the system to Turkey this month.

Difficult words: defence (fighting to protect your country), deal (a plan to buy something expensive), will (in the future), sanctions (doing something to a country which is not good for it).

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