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  שבט 29, 5774 , 30/01/14

Netanyahu Asks Putin Not to Sell Iran S-300 Missile System

According to a report in this morning's (Thursday) Ma'ariv, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asked Russian President Vladmir Putin to reject Iran's request of Russia to sell them the modern S-300 missile system. Per the report, the discussion originally took place about three weeks ago during preparations for Ariel Sharon's funeral.

After three years of a freeze brought about by  US and Israeli pressure, Teheran is renewing its efforts to acquire a new ground-to-air missile system from the Russians.

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