Russia announces readiness to supply Belarus with S-400 air defense systems

Source : 112 Ukraine

At the moment, there are no official applications from Belarus
20:36, 14 November 2021

S-400 Missile System
Anadolu Agency

The Russian Federation has expressed its readiness to supply the S-400 air defense systems to Belarus, but an official application has not yet been received. This was stated by the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) of Russia Dmitry Shugaev, Interfax reports.

"If there is an application, we will supply the weapon. Can't we deliver the S-400 to the union state? But so far there are no applications," Shugaev said.

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At the same time, he added that military-technical cooperation with Belarus is carried out on a permanent planned basis.

Earlier President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko announced his intentions to deploy Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems on the Belarusian-Ukrainian border. Lukashenko also said that Belarus will purchase Russian weapons for more than $ 1 billion. Russian weapons will be delivered to Belarus until 2025.

Related: Lukashenko asks Putin to provide Belarus with Iskander missile systems

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