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12 December, Thursday


Pentagon to permit Iran to purchase advanced weapons

Tehran evaluating purchase of military hardware from Russia and China, report by Pentagon suggests

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Iran may purchase advanced weapon systems from foreign suppliers to modernize its armed forces as an arms embargo on Tehran will be lifted by October 2020, a report said Tuesday, Eurasia Diary reports citing Anadolu Agency.

"Iran will be permitted to purchase conventional systems it is unable to produce domestically, such as advanced fighter aircraft and main battle tanks," said the Pentagon in a new report titled "Iran Military Power."

The report said Tehran is evaluating the purchase of military hardware from Russia and China, detailing potential acquisitions of Russian Su-30 fighters, Yak-130 trainer aircraft and T-90 main battle tanks when the embargo ends.

"Iran has also shown interest in acquiring S-400 air defense systems and Bastian coastal defense systems from Russia," the report added.

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