Russia said it would continue to carry out military-technical cooperation with Iran
MOSCOW, September 23 (Reporter Jacky Lau) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Borodavkin 23, told the media in Moscow, although Russia’s restrictions to carry out military-technical cooperation with Iran, but Russia will not be suspended, but not will terminate with Iran in this regard.
Borodavkin said that in order to comply with UN Security Council sanctions resolution against Iran, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev recently signed an order for carrying out military-technical cooperation with Iran was strictly limited, but that does not mean a total ban to carry out military-technical cooperation with Iran. In the non-prohibited within Russia will continue cooperation with Iran.
Russian military-technical cooperation, Deputy Secretary for the same day than to stay Lin said, Russia will work with Iran in the allowed range, the two sides continue to carry out military-technical cooperation.
22, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the order provides for compliance with UN Security Council sanctions resolution against Iran, prohibiting the provision to Iran S-300 air defense missile systems, fighter aircraft, large caliber artillery and other modern weapons. The order also prohibits transit through Russia or outside the territory of Russia using the Russian flag flying aircraft or ship the weapons to Iran.
Russia and Iran signed in 2007 for the sale of S-300 air defense missile system contract, but has not delivered. February 24, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia would fulfill existing contracts to provide Iran with S-300 air defense missile system.
S-300 air defense missile system is the most advanced Russian air defense missile systems in the world that can attack multiple targets simultaneously, with the power to intercept air targets, cruise missiles and tactical ballistic missiles, the latest improved models of maximum intercept range of 120 km.
June 9, the UN Security Council on the Iranian nuclear issue through resolution No. 1929, resolution prohibiting the export to Iran of all countries tanks, fighter planes and warships and other heavy weaponry; prohibit any and Iran on ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons activities.