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Russia has completed the delivery of S-300 missile systems to Iran
The director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of the Russian Federation, Alexander Fomin, stated that Russia has completed the contract on the supply of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Iran, RIA Novosti reported. “All the complexes have been delivered,” Fomin said without specifying the number of these complexes.
In 2007, Iran and Russia signed a contract for the supply of S-300 missile systems to Iran. However, the contract was suspended due to a UN Security …
Iran is developing analogue to Russian S-300 air defense system
The Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system, built in Iran, is superior to the original in its specifications and performance as was stated by the commander of Iran's Air Defense Forces, Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, Tasnim News Agency reports.
According to him, the Bavar-373 missile system, which is a version of the S-300, can destroy targets at a distance that is 1.5 times greater than the S-300, which can locate a target at a distance of 300 km and knock it down at a distance of 200 …
A representative from Iranian travel agency says Crimea will replace Turkey as destination for Iranian vacationers
At the Open Crimea forum in Yalta, representatives from the travel company BuranPars, which serves Iranian tourists, stated that the Crimean peninsula is a promising travel destination and will replace Turkey for Iranian tourists, RIA Novosti reports.
“Iranians love to travel and explore new destinations. Turkey will be gradually replaced for Iranian tourists. I think the Crimea is the best alternative for this. Next season, we plan to open a Crimean tour from Iran. In Turkey, some people just …
Iran and Russia begin construction of new reactor at Bushehr nuclear plant
Near the city of Bushehr in southern Iran, on Saturday, 10 September, the work on the construction of a second reactor at the country’s only nuclear power plant began. The construction of two additional reactors being built with Russia’s assistance which have a capacity of about a thousand megawatts each and are worth more than 8.5 billion U.S. dollars, should be completed within the next ten years. The start of construction for a third reactor is planned for 2018.
The first Vice President of …
Russia and Iran to build new nuclear reactors on Iranian territory
On the 10th of September 2016, Iran and Russia will begin the construction of two new nuclear reactors at the existing Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, as stated by the Iranian Vice President, the head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, on Thursday, September 1, 2016. The construction will continue for ten years. The cost of the project with the participation of the Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation will be about $10 billion. These power units will help Iran save 22 …
Iran's S-300 missile systems from Russia have been placed near Fordow nuclear facility
The S-300 surface-to-air missile systems bought by Iran from Russia have been placed in near the nuclear facility in Fordow.
The surface-to-air missile systems, stationed near the plant, were shown on a TV program. In the comments, the current commander of the Iranian Air Defense Base, Farzad Esmaili, said that the nuclear facility will always be protected now.
The night before, the current Supreme Leader of Iran, Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei, said that the United States tried to prevent Iran …
Ukraine and Iran continue negotiations on oil supply
Kiev and Tehran are discussing the possibility of Iran supplying oil to Ukrainian and European refineries, as reported by Trend, citing a source in the Ministry of Energy and Coal Mining of Ukraine.
The transport route of the oil supplies and the economic details of the project have not been specified yet.
Earlier, Ukrtransnafta announced that the transit of the Iranian oil to markets in Central and Eastern Europe are under consideration as well as the supply of raw materials for processing …
Secretary of Iran's Security Council: Iran and Russia together thwarted US plans in Syria
In Syria, Iran and Russia did not allow the United States to withdraw armed opposition troops backed by Washington who were under strike. This was stated by the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, TASS reports.
“The United States and its regional allies tried to withdraw terrorists under attack who, under the false name of the so-called moderate opposition, committed numerous crimes against the Syrian people. Plans to save these ‘moderate terrorists’ have …
Russian MoD: Russian aircraft have completed their mission at Iranian airbase
The aircraft that bombed terrorist targets in Syria from the Hamadan airbase in Iran have fulfilled their mission and returned to the Russian Federation. Iran is ready to provide further military infrastructure to Russia, Interfax wrote.
The spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Igor Konashenkov, stated on August 22 that the Russian bombers and fighter jets that bombed terrorist targets in Syria and used the Iranian airfield as a base have achieved their objectives …
Russia to stop using Iranian airbase
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has announced that Russia has stopped using the Hamedan airbase for the time being, Reuters reported.
Last week, Russian Tu-22M3 and Su-34 bombers took off from the Iranian airbase to carry out airstrikes in Syria, drawing condemnation from Washington and some lawmakers in Tehran. Critics claim the arrangement violates Iran’s constitution which forbids "the establishment of any kind of foreign military base in Iran, even for peaceful purposes".
Hossein Dehghan, …