Reports: Iran to Buy Jets from Russia

[Jerusalem Post] Yaakov Katz and Herb Keinon - According to reports, Russia plans to sell 250 advanced long-range Sukhoi-30 fighter jets to Iran in an unprecedented billion-dollar deal. In addition, Teheran plans to purchase aerial fuel tankers that would grant Iran long-range offensive capabilities. Israeli government officials said Russia could be trying to compete with the U.S., which announced a billion-dollar arms sale to Saudi Arabia.

2007-07-30 01:00:00

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