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    Russia's Irkut in Talks with Turkish Air Carriers on MC-21 Deliveries

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    Russia's Irkut aircraft manufacturer said Friday it is holding talks with a number of Turkish air carriers on deliveries of new MC-21 mid-haul passenger plane.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russia's Irkut aircraft manufacturer said Friday it is holding talks with a number of Turkish air carriers on deliveries of new MC-21 mid-haul passenger plane.

    "We are in talks with several Turkish companies on MC-21 deliveries," an Irkut official told Sputnik.

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said at a meeting of the Russia-Turkey High-Level Cooperation Council in Moscow earlier on Friday that Turkish industrialists must join efforts in facilitating deliveries of MC-21 to Turkey.

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