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Morocco: A Russian weapon that displeases the United States

Morocco could join the list of several countries wishing to acquire Russian S-400, a very sophisticated anti-aircraft defense system, according to the latest issue of press.

The acquisition of this military armament is not seen favorably by the United States. And the Americans have already made it known when Turkey, after China and India, had expressed the wish to buy Russian S-400.

Note that the Russian air defense system has a range of 400 kilometers, while that of the US F-35 is only 250 km, at most.

The same source explains that Russia has cited the name of the Kingdom in the list of Arab countries wishing to acquire its S-400. In this list, we also find the names of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Qatar, in addition to the names of other countries, like Iran and Vietnam.

The controversy between Washington and Moscow continues to swell, especially when Turkey, a NATO country, has expressed the wish to buy this Russian military equipment. Ankara would thus be the sixth capital to have acquired Russian S-400.

Not tolerating these acquisitions, says the same source, the United States threaten to sanction economically any country that buys Russian military equipment. And this, under the law CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act).

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