04:10 GMT +313 November 2018
Listen Live
    Recharging an S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft weapon system during the combat duty drills of the surface to air-misile regiment in the Moscow Region.

    Talks on S-400 Deliveries Between Moscow, Riyadh Still Underway - Saudi Envoy

    © Sputnik / Grigoriy Sisoev
    Military & Intelligence
    Get short URL
    102

    Though the agreement on deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense complex to Saudi Arabia was reached in 2017, the dates are still under discussion, Saudi Envoy to Russia Raid bin Khalid Krimli stated.

    "The discussion is underway, it is not over yet," Saudi Ambassador to Russia Raid bin Khalid Krimli told reporters when asked when the deliveries would start.

    In 2017 Moscow and Riyadh reached an agreement on supplies of numerous types of Russian weapons to the kingdom, including S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems.

    At the end of May, the ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Moscow announced that negotiations with Russia on the supply of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems were proceeding successfully, but the end date had not yet been set.

    READ MORE: Countries That Might Fall Victim to US Sanctions for Buying Russian S-400s

    At the same time, the US continues threatening to impose sanctions on those, who don't follow the recommendations against buying Russian S-400. So far S-400 systems are used by Russia, Belarus and China, but a number of other states are also interested in buying them.

    READ MORE: Mattis: Turkey's Decision to Buy Russian S-400 'Concerns Us'

    Tags:
    talks, S-400, United States, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik