Russia has not transfered S-300 missiles to Syria, reports say

Russia has not transfered S-300 missiles to Syria, reports say | The Times of Israel.

( The Lebanese newspaper al-Diyar reported Friday that Israel had succeeded in thwarting the missile deal by threatening to start an all-out war should Russia deliver the S-300s to the embattled Bashar Assad regime.)

Russian media outlet claims delivery of advanced weapons postponed until 2014; Lebanese paper reports Israel thwarted missile deal by threatening war

May 31, 2013, 9:59 am
A Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system on display in an undisclosed location in Russia (photo credit: AP)
A Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system on display at an undisclosed location in Russia (photo credit: AP)

Russia has not yet delivered advanced S-300 missiles to Syria, despite rather vague Syrian indications to the contrary, reported two Russian media outlets on Friday.

The Russian business daily Vedomosti said that it was unclear whether or not the air defense systems would be delivered this year, while the daily Kommersant…

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