Minsk denies S-300 deliveries to Iran

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"The Belarusian side has not been negotiating with Iran and did not make deliveries to the country air defense system S-300 and elements to it," — told the news agency Interfax today the representative of the Information and Public Relations of the State Military-Industrial Committee of Belarus Vladimir Lavrenyuk.

He noted that "the Iranians have never been approached by Belarus on the sale of S-300 air defense missile systems, missile launchers to it, the other elements. Accordingly, Belarus did not perform deliveries this country S-300 air defense missile systems and elements to it. "

The Iranian news agency Fars reported that Iran has a 4 set S-300, two from Belarus, two — two other unnamed countries in the message. Fars agency controlled by the influential power structure of Iran — Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.

Yesterday, commenting on the reports, a spokesman for the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Andrei Popov said, "Freedom":

"At this moment we have no information about this delivery and the time of its implementation. Therefore, we can neither confirm nor deny this information. Anyway, Belarus is always a very responsible approach to its international obligations in this area. We have never violated the requirements United Nations Security Council. Therefore, if the delivery and was carried out in the past, but only in strict accordance with international requirements that existed at that point. "

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