Russia to supply Iran with anti-aircraft systems

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May 26, 2006 12:07

 
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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov on Friday reiterated Moscow's commitment to supply Iran with sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles, local news agencies reported. "If there are no extraordinary circumstances, it (the contract) will without doubt be fulfilled," Ivanov was quoted as saying. Defense Ministry officials have previously said Moscow will supply 29 sophisticated Tor-M1 air defense missile systems to Iran under a $700 million (€565 million) contract, according to Russian media reports.

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