White House: Russia offers Iran unprecedented cooperation in field of defense

Iranian authorities expect to purchase Russian military equipment for several billion dollars, including fighters.

This was announced at a regular briefing for journalists, strategic communications coordinator in the National Security Council (SNB) of the White House John Kirby.

“Russia plans to cooperate with Iran in order to get even more military equipment in response. Russia offers Iran unprecedented cooperation in the field of defense, including missiles, electronics and air defense. We believe that Russia can provide Iran with”, ” he said.

According to Kirby, Tehran also intends to purchase additional military equipment from Moscow, including shock helicopters and radars.

“In general, Iran seeks to receive military equipment from Russia for billions of dollars,” he said.

The representative of the SNB also noted that Iran “in November supplied artillery and tank shells to Russia to use them in Ukraine.”