Moscow says it’s still mulling advanced air defense supply to Syria


(Worthy News) - Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said Wednesday that a decision has not yet been made on supplying Syria with advanced air defense systems, a development that Israel fears could hamper its efforts to prevent Iranian military entrenchment in Syrian territory and transfers of arms supplies to the Hezbollah terror group in Lebanon.

Fomin clarified that Russia may yet supply the unspecified systems to the Damascus regime and that Moscow feels no restrictions on what kind of equipment the Syrians could receive, the Interfax news agency reported.

Fomin’s comments came as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

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