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Following talks between the two leaders, Sarkozy spokesman says Putin confirms planned weapons deal with Iran to be scrapped, despite Iranian threats to impose penalties against Russia. .......Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has told France that Moscow will freeze a delivery of surface-to-air missiles to Iran, French President Nicolas Sarkozy's office said on Friday following talks between the two men.
Russia has a contract to sell S-300 missiles to Tehran and there was confusion whether the deal could go ahead under the terms of a fourth round of United Nations sanctions introduced
Moscow pressed demands that French warships it wants to buy should come with high-tech equipment.
Originally posted by Foppezao
but maybe they get something in return?
Originally posted by Mdv2
reply to post by thoughtsfull
Could you provide some more information on that? I hope this is the beginning of a new relationship with NATO and Russia. Individual countries like Italy, France, Germany and the Netherlands already have pretty strong relations with Russia, but it's about time that the distrust barrier will be removed.