BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) – Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed over the phone, today, the upcoming delivery of the S-300 air defense system and the Idlib demilitarized zone agreement.

According to a report from the state-owned Syrian Arabic News Agency (SANA), the call began with President Assad expressing his condolences over the lost Russian servicemen.

Putin informed Assad that Russia holds Israel responsible for the downing of the IL-20 reconnaissance aircraft, despite Israel’s accusations that the Syrian military was solely to blame.

The Russian President said that this incident requires his nation to improve Syria’s air defense capabilities in order to ensure the safety of their military personnel in Syria.

Per the Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu, Russia will be delivering the S-300 system in the next two weeks.

The Kremlin said that this move is in response to the downing of the IL-20 aircraft; however, they said it was not meant to threaten any regional country.

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prince teutonic

Just one word: Finally!

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I might be wrong but, mark my words, I think that instead of improving the situation it’s very likely to end worsening… And I’d prefer not : I don’t want IDF to hurt SAA militaries and it’s exactly the pervert effect S-300 will bring to the scene.

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I told you. Russians are slow but steady going forward to the final goal…

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asap before the zio arrogant low life scumbags go paranoia and mad to the max to warrant more stupid oppressive actions against syria – total losers

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Weldon Cheek

Im loving this but lets just wait and see,im sure ive heard s300and syria recieving it before and its still not there! Lets hope this really happens and then we can wait and see if they are allowed to actually use it or if the key will be kept in russias pocket!?.

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So Syrian air-defences will shoot down Flankers?

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Fullbacks (Su-34) and Frogfoots (Su-25) too? Maybe Tu-22M, Tu-160 and Tu-95 as they are?
If things go on at not using IFF, it’s what will happen…