19 noiembrie 2019

Russia, China Expected to Equip Iran With Fighters and Tanks When Arms Embargo Lifts

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Iran has built up the largest arsenal of short- and medium-range ballistic missiles in the Middle East -- surpassing Israel's -- to deter and threaten the U.S. and regional adversaries and make up for shortfalls in its aging air forces, a senior defense intelligence official said Tuesday. U.S. sanctions and the United Nations embargo on arms sales to Iran have squeezed the regime's ambitions to achieve military dominance in the region, said the official, who made the remarks in a Pentagon [...]