Senior MP: Russia loading S-300 defense shield for delivery to Iran

February 24, 2016 - 0:0

Chairman of the Iranian Parliament Defense Committee Esmayeel Kosari has announced that Russia is loading the cargo of S-300 air defense system for delivery to Iran.

“Under the contract signed between Tehran and Moscow, Iran wants the S-300 missile system and as far as we know, the cargo has been loaded by Moscow for delivery to Iran,” Kosari said on Monday.

Asked if Iran is also interested in purchasing the Russian S-400 air defense system, he said, “At the moment, the contract between Iran and Russia is related to the S-300 missile defense shield, and if there is a need for a more advanced missile system in the future, we will take the necessary measures.”

(Source: Fars)