Mideast Leaders in Moscow for Arms Deals

(AFP) Karim Talbi - Russian President Vladimir Putin is to host Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordanian King Abdullah II, and the strongman of the United Arab Emirates, Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, in Moscow this week at the Maks-2015 military salon showcasing Russia's military industry. Iranian officials are also expected in Moscow this week to finalize Tehran's purchase of S-300 air defense systems. Putin and King Abdullah are expected to discuss building Jordan's first nuclear power station, according to the Kremlin.

2015-08-26 00:00:00

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