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Iran Made No Request to Purchase Russia's S-400 Systems

Iran has made no request to purchase S-400 surface-to-air missile systems from Russia, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday.

Iran Made No Request to Purchase Russia's S-400 Systems

Iran Made No Request to Purchase Russia's S-400 Systems

STEPANAKERT, JUNE 10,  ARTSAKHPRESS: "We have not requested Russia to sell S-400 air defense systems. We don’t currently feel we need these systems," Press TV television channel quoted Mousavi as saying.

Bloomberg reported on May 30 that Russia had allegedly rejected Iran’s request for the purchase of S-400 air defense systems, fearing that this might escalate tension in the Middle East. The following day, a source in military and diplomatic circles told TASS that Russia had received no requests from Iran for the delivery of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems.


     

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