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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with representatives of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Dmitri Lovetsky/Pool

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ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to sell Turkey advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and had discussed the matter with Ankara, the TASS news agency reported.

TASS said Putin made the comments to international media at an economic forum in St Petersburg.

(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk/Jack Stubbs; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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