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Turkey and Syria: first U.S. military & geopolitical loss, benefiting axis Russia-China.

EUROPE EUROPEAN SECURITY NEWS.- TURKEY-RUSSIA-PUTIN-ERDOGAN PHOTO CREDIT AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC

EUROPE EUROPEAN SECURITY NEWS.- TURKEY-RUSSIA-PUTIN-ERDOGAN PHOTO CREDIT AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC

The United States said on Saturday it had expressed serious concerns to Turkey over its decision to co-produce a long-range air and missile defense system with a Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions.

Turkey, a member of the NATO military alliance, announced this week that it had chosen the FD-2000 missile defense system from China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp, or CPMIEC, over rival systems from Russian, U.S. and European firms.

CPMIEC is under U.S. sanctions for violations of the Iran, North Korea and Syria Nonproliferation Act. READ ARTICLE HERE