Russia to sign contract this year to sell Su-30SM fighter jets to Iran: RIA

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Posted: Feb 17, 2016 2:44 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will sign this year a contract with Iran to supply a batch of its Sukhoi Su-30SM multi-role fighter jets to the Islamic Republic, RIA news agency on Wednesday quoted a senior official at Russia's arms export agency as saying.

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan is visiting Moscow this week. He met the Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, the Kremlin said, giving no further detail.

(Reporting by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Katya Golubkova)