Iran studies Russian offer of new missiles instead of S-300: TASS

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 23, 2015 3:33 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of Russia's Rostec conglomerate, Sergei Chemezov, said on Monday Moscow has offered Iran its latest Antey-2500 anti-aircraft missiles instead of S-300 surface-to-air missiles, and Teheran is weighing the decision, TASS news agency reported.

"As far as Iran is concerned, we offered Antey-2500 instead of S-300. They are thinking, no decision has been made yet," Chemezov was quoted as saying.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Alison Williams)