The United States
is talking toTurkey
about its concern over Ankara
's decision to co-produce along-range air and missile defence system with a Chinese firmunder US sanctions, US Ambassador Francis Ricciardone
"We are very concerned about the prospective deal with thesanctioned Chinese firm. Yes this is a commercial decision, itis Turkey
's sovereign right, but we are concerned about what itmeans for allied air defence," Ricciardone told reporters.