Iran General NewsRussia bans sales of anti-aircraft systems to Iran

Russia bans sales of anti-aircraft systems to Iran

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AP: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has banned all sales of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Iran.

The Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has banned all sales of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Iran.

Russia signed a 2007 contract to sell the sophisticated systems that could boost Iran’s ability to defend against air strikes. Israel and the United States have objected to the deal, and no such missiles have been delivered yet.

Medvedev’s decree Wednesday also prohibited exports of tanks, aircraft and sea vessels to Iran.

Russia has recently has shown increasing frustration with Iran’s policies. It has said United Nations sanctions would prevent it from delivering the S-300s to Iran.

The S-300 is capable of shooting down aircraft and missiles at ranges of over 90 miles (144 kilometers) and at altitudes of about 90,000 feet (27,432 meters).

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