By John Lee.
Russia will begin the shipment of the first batch of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems within days, reports The Diplomat.
The country has also offered to license-produce the third-generation T-90s main battle tank in Iran, and both countries are said to be close to signing a contract for the co-production of Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircraft in Iran.
But a senior U.S. official said told the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week that the United States would block any such sale.
(Source: The Diplomat)