Code: 81998729 (5225401) | Date: 11/03/2016 | Time: 12:10|
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Russia to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Iran in August-September

Tehran, March 11, IRNA – The first delivery of S-300 air defense systems to Iran will occur in August or September 2016, the head of the state production company Rostec said.

'I think we will deliver the S-300 by the end of the year…The first delivery will be in September or August,' Sergei Chemezov said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.
The $900-million Russia-Iran contract to deliver five Russian S-300 systems to Iran was signed in 2007. It was suspended after the adoption of UN Security Council sanctions on Iran in mid-2010. In April 2015, Russia resumed the talks on S-300 deliveries following a framework agreement on the landmark deal ensuring the peaceful nature of Tehran’s nuclear program.
According to sputniknews.com, Russia and Iran are expected to fulfill the S-300 contracts in 2016, according to Iranian military officials.
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