Putin says S-300s not yet sent to Syria

Speaking after the Russian-EU summit in Moscow Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia hasn’t yet fulfilled a contract to send sophisticated S-300 air defense missiles to Syria. But he defended the deal saying it isn’t against international law. This left open Moscow’s option for delivering the S-300 missiles to Syria in the future, in the face of strong US and Israeli warnings that they would retilt the balance of strength in the region.

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