May 31, 2013

Syria gets first batch of Russian S-300 missiles - reports

Syria has received its first batch of Russian anti-aircraft missiles - that's what President Assad reportedly told a Hezbollah television network.

The statement's adding fuel to the tensions over the S-300 air defence system, with the U.S. slamming Russia's actions and Israel signaling it would prevent it from becoming operational. RT's Paula Slier is following international escalation over Syria


Syria already in possession of Russia's S-300 system: President Assad - PressTV
Assad dodges questions about delivery of Russian-made S-300 missiles to Syria - Haaretz

- Israel doubts Assad possesses S-300 system, but has good reason to worry - Haaretz

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