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Russia and Iran sign $1 billion Defence Deal


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Jan 28, 2005
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lol oh my my my! Strike Iran off the Axis of Evil guys.

Iran and Russia sign $1 bln defense deal: reports

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia plans to sell more than $1 billion worth of tactical surface-to-air missiles and other defense hardware to Iran, media reported on Friday.

Moscow is already at odds with the West over its nuclear ties with Tehran but has sought to use its warm relations with Iran to be recognized as a key mediator between the West and the Islamic Republic.

U.S. Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns, visiting Moscow, told Ekho Moskvy radio he had raised the issue of arms sales to Iran with Russia's Foreign Ministry.
With us being next door in Iraq I think it's only natural that they would want to bulk up. At least we got Saddams wmds though...
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