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  Sivan 8, 5773 , 17/05/13

Russian Foreign Minister: We will Arm Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made it clear, Thursday evening, that his country is not backing out of its contract to sell Syria S-300 anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems. Interviewed by Lebanon's Al-Miyadin, he said Russia would not sign new contracts but would implement the old ones, especially in the for air defenses. He said the orders had been partially filled and would be completed. He said those who do not intend to act aggressively against sovereign states have nothing to fear.

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