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Syria will not report on the supply by Russia is antiaircraft-rocket complexes With-300. About it in interview to TV channel “al Alyam” said the President of the Republic Bashar al-Assad, reports TASS.
The Syrian leader said that he does not need to announce the supply of weapons.
“These complexes will be delivered or not, we will not inform. These weapons and know when it will be applied,” — said Assad.
In may of this year, Russian presidential aide for military-technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin said that the negotiations on shipments to Syria Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-300 is not carried out.
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.
In 2010, Moscow and Damascus signed a contract to supply Syria With s-300, however, the agreement, according to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, was suspended. Subsequently, the Russian leader during a straight line said that Moscow at the request of Israel canceled a contract to supply s-300 “one of the countries of the Arab world” and returned the advance.
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