Russia bans sales of S-300 missiles to Iran

An S-300 air defense missiles launcher and a S-300 missiles guidance station at undisclosed location in Russia.

From the Office of the President of Russia:  Dmitry Medvedev signed the Executive Order on Measures to Implement UN Security Council Resolution 1929 on Iran, adopted on June 9, 2010.

The executive order prohibits, in particular, transit via Russian territory (including air transport), export from Russian territory to Iran, and also transfer to Iran beyond Russian territory using ships and aircraft under the Russian state flag of any battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, large calibre artillery systems, combat aircraft, attack helicopters, warships, missiles or missile systems, as defined for the purposes of the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, S-300 air defence systems, or any related equipment to the above-named items, including spare parts.  (photo: AP)

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