Russia has supplied Iran with anti-aircraft missile s-300 systems under a contract signed nine years ago. Tehran was supposed to get them much earlier, however, Moscow was forced to suspend deliveries imposed on the country sanctions.
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All divisions were transferred to Iran, announced the exhibition of arms ArmHiTec-2016 the Director of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation Alexander Fomin. However, he did not begin to specify, about what is the number of divisions is discussed, reports RIA Novosti.
The contract between Russia and Iran was signed in 2007. However, its implementation was suspended after the UN security Council adopted a resolution banning the transfer of Tehran modern weapons systems.
However, after the so-called six mediators and the Iranian authorities came to an agreement on the nuclear program of the country, the ban was lifted.
However, the U.S. expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that the arming of Iran with effective air defense system. In April of this year in the United States have stated that they consider the option of introducing additional sanctions against Moscow.
The statement came shortly after Iranian authorities first showed the s-300 in a military parade.