Russia said it would be delivered to Syria as scheduled 3 m -25 helicopter
Russian officials on the 28th, Russia will in accordance with the contract as scheduled and delivered to Syria after the maintenance of m-25 armed helicopter.
Russia’s Federal Military Technical Cooperation Bureau in charge of Alexander – Fuming said that Russia and the classification of 2008, signed a maintenance helicopter contract; Russia the first batch will be the classification side delivery rack meters -25 helicopters.
“Syria is our friend, we will honor our obligations to the friends,” he told the Russian news agency reporter, “according to the 2008 contract, we repair 3 rack meters -25, ready on time delivery.”
he did not mention specific delivery dates, did not disclose more details.
these helicopters earlier this month became the focus of diplomatic dispute between Russia and the United States. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took the lead, saying that Russia may be a positive classification side armed helicopters, resulting in the Syrian conflict “a dramatic escalation”. Subsequently, the United States recognizes that these helicopters belonging to Syria to Russia only to help repair.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei – Sergei Lavrov responded that Russia abide by international law to the contract. He also identified the U.S. side of Syria to provide weapons and equipment. (Xinhua News Agency Reuters)