Russia will put an arms deal it had been working on with Iran on hold
in response to the new round of UN sanctions that were placed on Iran
Wednesday, reported Russian news agency Interfax.
The deal, which had the Russians selling Iran the S-300 anti-aircraft
missile system, was put on hold despite the fact that Russian officials
previously said that sanctions would not prevent them from completing
The sanctions against Iran for enriching uranium were passed Wednesday
by the UN Security Council.