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In a statement published on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website, the Kremlin said that the new anti-Iranian sanctions imposed by Washington are aimed at disrupting the nuclear treaty with Tehran.
According to the Ministry, Russia is frustrated with the stance taken by the US aimed at disrupting the general tools aimed at controlling and stopping the spread of nuclear weapons. "The US once again deals a mighty blow to the Deal on nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, which they hypocritically …
Israel is convinced that it will be able to attack the Iranian forces in Syria even now that Iran’s partner, Russia, has transferred S-300 anti-air defense systems to Syria.
In an interview with Voice of America’s Persian service in Jerusalem, Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Michael Oren said that the Russian S-300 systems “will pose a problem, but one which can be overcome”.
“Israel has been overcoming such problems since the day of its creation in 1948,” Oren observed, “We will overcome this, …
Russia will help Iran to create a mechanism that would help Iran to evade United States sanctions, stated an article published on the portal Mako.co.il. The author, Dana Weiss claimed her source was a secret document from the Foreign Ministry of Israel.
The material states that Iran will supply crude oil to refineries in Russia and then the black gold will be sent to the international market as Russian oil. Weiss wrote that the mechanism of evading American sanctions was approved by the …
The S-300 anti-air missile systems which Russia has sent to Syria will be operated by Iranian specialists, a source connected to US and Israeli intelligence told DEBKAfile.
The Israeli military intelligence website notes that Russia was clearly planning to let Iranians operate the anti-air defense system all along, since it sent Syria S-300PMU-2 systems, exactly the same model which Iran received from Russia in 2016. Iranian operators are currently being transferred to Syria.
Russia chose to …
After the forces of Bashar Al-Assad and his allies took control of several areas in Deir ez-Zor province, Iran has attempted to strengthen its military and religious presence in the area.
However, according to the Euphrates Post which reports on the developments in the area, pro-Iranian militias withdrew from their bases in the cities of Mayadin and Abu Kamal while Russian troops have moved in these areas. Euphrates Post reports that the Russian military arrived on Saturday along with their …
The Israeli military claims that the Hezbollah is attempting to build infrastructure in Beirut to improve surface-to-surface missiles and develop them into guided missiles. The Israel Defense Force press service published photos on Thursday, taken from the air over several districts in the Lebanese capital and provided commentary to the photos.
“For over a year the Hezbollah is trying to build infrastructure to convert surface-to-surface missiles into precision-guided missiles in the area of …
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said that it is not responsible for the destruction of the Russian Il-20 reconnaissance plane and did not use the plane as cover during its attack on Syria, Interfax reports.
“Israel’s fighters did not hide behind the Russian plane, and were in Israeli air space when the plane crashed,” the IDF’s official statement reads.
The situation surrounding the downing of the Il-20 over Syria will not change Israel’s plans to make air raids against the pro-Iranian …
The press service for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) confirmed that Israeli aircraft attacked a military facility in the area of Syrian Latakia on the night of September 18th. According to the IDF, from this facility objects were to be transported to Lebanon for Iran and Hezbollah productions of weapons.
According to the preliminary results of the IDF investigation, the downing of Il-20 was a result of Syrian air defense inaccurate attacks. At the time the missiles that downed the Il-20 were …
Iran would to restore uranium enrichment if Europe supports US sanctions, stated the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview for Der Spiegel.
Zarif claims that the European Union did not respond appropriately to the US withdrawal from the nuclear agreement.
“Europeans and other signatories must act to compensate for the consequences of US sanctions,” he said and stressed that first of all this concerns the banking system and oil business.
In the event of a violation of …
The Russian Foreign Ministry intends to develop together with Iran, China, and other governments an “echeloned defense” against US sanctions, stated Russian deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
“We see the readiness and determination of the Iranians to keep JCPOA functional (The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to resolve the situation around the Iran nuclear deal). There is an understanding that keeping this agreement is in the interests of all …