Israel is once again stepped up pressure on Russia on the supply of arms of Syria

Israel is once again stepped up pressure on Russia on the supply of arms of Syria

In the course held talks in Moscow with the Russian delegation of Knesset parliamentarians and representatives of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation addressed the question on the supply of arms Syria.
On this, as reported by "RIA Novosti", said May 12 the head of the Knesset Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Shaul Mofaz.

It was during the negotiations on the supply of RCC "Yakhont", also ZRPK "Armour-C1" in Syria, where at the present time there are mass unrest.

According Sh.Mofaza, "We believe that when considering similar supplies necessary to take into account the overall instability of the region in general and Syria in particular," — said "RIA Novosti".

According Sh.Mofaz, "Israel requested a review of Russia's policy in this area in the light of the designated events, and we are pinning hopes that this will happen."

According to the views of TSAMTO, Israel used the unstable political situation in Syria, so bump question refusal of of a number of agreements with Syria to supply weapons that cause the greatest concern in Tel Aviv.

It should be emphasized that the previously measured even in a situation in criteria Syria, given question not once was rising. The main thesis of the Israeli side was the fact that these weapons systems may fall into the hands of terrorist organizations.

First, in September 2010 Russia on an official visit, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak. Following the talks could come to the conclusion that our home did not yield to pressure Israel with regard to the implementation of the agreement to supply Syria ASM "Yakhont".

Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Sergei Prikhodko said then that our homeland fully fulfills all previous agreements in the sphere of military-technical cooperation with Syria.

During his official visit to the U.S. in September 2010, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said that our homeland will perform contract to supply Syria with supersonic missiles antiship missiles P-800 "Yakhont".

According to Anatoly Serdyukov, contract Syria was signed back in 2007. He said that does not see any circumstances in order to turn away from the deal.

In October 2010, in the process of inserting "Euronaval 2010" the first deputy general director of "Rosoboronexport" Ivan Goncharenko said that "Rosoboronexport" fit to perform the contract to supply Syria PBRK "Bastion-P."

Syria is naikrupneyshim importer of Russian weapons in the Middle East. The value of the Syrian arms market in Moscow for a special importance in connection with virtually complete loss of the market because of the Iran and Libya Sanctions UN Security Council.

Fill so significant loss of in the Middle East is very difficult. One of the better options is the expansion of military-technical cooperation with Syria. Predictable overall volume of contracts with promising Syria equivalent rates for Russian weapons purchases by all the rest of the Near East.

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