Russia denies selling S-300 air defence systems to Azerbaijan

July 29th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Thursday denied reports that it agreed to deliver S-300 air defence systems to Azerbaijan.
“There is no contract between Russia and Azerbaijan on the delivery of S-300 air defence systems to this country,” a spokesman for state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said.

Russian business daily Vedomosti said earlier Thursday that Rosoboronexport signed an agreement with the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry on the delivery of two S-300PMU-2 Favorit (SA-20b Gargoyle b) battalions last year.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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