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April 11, 2016 1:20 pm

Iranian News Agency Retracts Report Claiming Russia Sent Iran First Shipment of S-300 Defense System

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The S-300 missile system. The Tasnim news agency  retracted a report claiming Russia sent a first shipment of the S-300 air defense missile system to Iran. Photo: Wikipedia.

The S-300 missile system. The Tasnim news agency retracted a report claiming Russia sent its first shipment to Iran. Photo: Wikipedia.

An Iranian news agency on Monday retracted an earlier report claiming that Russia has sent a first shipment of the S-300 air defense missile system to Iran.

The Tasnim news agency first cited Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari as saying that a first shipment of the missiles has arrived in the Islamic Republic.

Read full story at Haaretz.

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