Russian air missiles for Syria

Russia's deputy foreign minister has confirmed that Moscow will provide Syria with state-of-the art air defence missiles to prevent foreign intervention in the country.

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Russia to provide Syria with air defence missiles

Russia's deputy foreign minister has confirmed that Moscow will provide Syria with state-of-the art air defence missiles to prevent foreign intervention in the country.

Sergei Ryabkov would not say whether any of the long-range S-300 air defence missiles had already been shipped, but said Moscow did not intend to abandon the deal.

Ryabkov said the deal helps restrain some "hot heads" considering a military intervention in Syria.

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