Top US official: US would block sale of Russian Su-30 aircraft to Iran

By REUTERS
April 5, 2016 17:40

WASHINGTON - Thomas Shannon, the US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, said on Tuesday the United States would use its veto power in the UN Security Council to block any sale of Ru-30 fighter aircraft to Iran.

"We would block the approval of fighter aircraft," he told a US Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, noting that any such sale would have to be approved by the Security Council.


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