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Negotiations on shipments to Syria Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-300 is not carried out. About it the newspaper “Izvestia” said the Russian presidential aide on military-technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin.
“So far no new supply of modern air defense systems out of the question. The Syrian armed forces is all that is necessary”, — he said.
Earlier, on 11 may it became known that the Israeli air force during a RAID on the positions of Iranian forces in Syria attacked the air defense systems “Buk-M1-2”, s-200 and s-75. In addition, missile bombardment “Carapace-C1” is the Syrian army that was captured on video.
On 25 April, the Syrian Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad said that the Russian air defense system s-300 were delivered to Damascus “a month ago and already working.” Later, a military-diplomatic source told the “Interfax” Agency that Moscow at the appointed time not supplied such weapons to the Syrian authorities. “Russian anti-aircraft missile system s-300 in Syrian government troops there,” he said.
April 23, sources in the military-diplomatic circles reported that the question of transferring the Syrian army s-300 “Favorit” is practically solved. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that after the missile strike, the USA, France and UK on Syria of 14 April, Moscow has no more moral obligation, not capable of supplying such arms to Damascus.
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