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April 22, 2015 10:55 am

Obama Says Russia’s Missiles Won’t Protect Iran From US Military Action

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President Obama said the US' roughly $600-billion defense budget would ensure that any military strategy that Iran could afford would be dwarfed. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Moscow Times – US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged “perspective” on Iran’s S-300 missile deal with Russia, saying the weapons were no match against his country’s military prowess.

The S-300 air defense systems, built by Russia’s largest defense contractor Almaz-Antey, are some of the most advanced weapons of their kind on the market, prompting fears that the weapons would be used to defend Iranian nuclear sites.

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