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US made F. thirty five fighter jets may not be falling for Turkey anytime soon this after US officials exclusively told Reuters that Washington was considering freezing preparations to deliver the jets to its NATO allies amid concerns about on Chris plan to buy the S. four hundred air defense system from Russia , a senior defense official told Reuters quote the S. four hundred is a computer the F. thirty five is a computer you don't hook your computer to your adversaries computer and that's basically what we would be doing analysts say removing Turkey from the F. thirty five program could widen the rift between the two countries thank you all , these are already strained due to differences on strategy in Syria Iran sanctions and the detention of U. S. consular staff Turkish president type everyone said last week it was impossible to back out of its deal with Russia Washington had tried to persuade Turkey to buy the American made Raytheon patriot defense system instead everyone said he was open to buying both the S. four hundred and the patriot missile systems if the conditions were suitable US officials say a final decision has not been made but remain concerned about closer ties between Ankara in Moscow US joint chiefs of staff general Joseph Dunford said Thursday quote we're hopeful that we can find a way through this but it is a tough issue