Russian Ambassador to Iran: Reports of S-400 deliveries are not true

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Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan termed as "not true" information about the alleged plans of Russian delivery of missile complexes S-400 to Iran.

“Occasional “rumors” on the possible supply of S-400 does not correspond to reality,” the ambassador said in an interview with TASS News Agency.

The diplomat also noted that to date, Moscow has completely closed the contract on delivery to Iran of complexes With S-300. “Last year, Russia has fully completed its obligations for the supply to Iran s-300”, he said.

As stated by Dzhagaryan, Russia will use the military infrastructure of Iran for operations against the terrorists in Syria if Moscow and Tehran deems it necessary.

In August last year, the Russian military used the Iranian military air base Shaheed Knife in Hamadan for strikes on militants in Syria. In December, the defense Minister of Iran Hossein Dehgan said that Iran is ready to consider the request of the Russia on the use of the military base, but negotiations have not yet begun.

Last Modified: 02 09 2017 11:33 AM

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