Barak: Israel influenced Russia not to sell Syria missiles

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 28, 2012 09:47

 
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Israel played a role in influencing Russia to cancel its sale of S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria, Army Radio quoted Defense Minister Ehud Barak as saying Thursday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Israel this week for high-level meetings with Israeli officials. Both Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres discussed Syria with Putin.

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