No decision yet on new contract for S-300 missiles for Iran – Kremlin

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MOSCOW. April 14 (Interfax) – The Kremlin has acknowledged the absence of any legal restrictions for supplying S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran now that the president has signed the relevant decree.

“The question of contracts, to sign or not sign [new ones], is one that will be decided or discussed by the immediate participants of the deal, if need be,”Iran Map and Flag Russian President’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday.

He was responding to a question whether a new contract will be needed for supplying S-300s to Iran.

“Overall, so far we can only acknowledge one thing: from the legal point of view, with the signing of the decree, there are no more restrictions,” Peskov said.

He could not say when deliveries, if any, will be made.