Russia might deliver a long-overdue S-300 air defence missile system to Iran, honouring a contract that was cancelled in 2010 following strong pressure from the West, Iranian and Russian media said on Tuesday.
Russia may fulfil the delivery of S-300 air defence missile systems, long delayed after Western pressure, following a meeting between Iran and Russia`s defence ministers in Tehran, RIA state news said on Tuesday.
A government minister launched a rare attack on Monday on Iran's downplaying of the impact of international sanctions, saying that "lying" to the public over the measures had left the country "backward".
Negotiators for Iran and six global powers striving to reach a complex deal on Tehran`s nuclear programme had "serious and useful" discussions in Geneva Sunday and will meet again next month, the EU said.
A leading Republican critic of President Barack Obama's foreign policy is pushing for new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, unswayed by a White House veto threat and lobbying by Britain's leader.