PressTV-Russia urges Israel’s ‘good judgment’ on S-300 delivery

Russia says it hopes the Israeli regime would exercise ‘good judgment’ on Moscow’s delivery of S-300 missile defense system to the Syrian government as it will be followed by “additional steps”.

The remarks were made by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin in an interview with Sputnik on Thursday.

Vershinin declared that the delivery of the S-300 systems will be followed by additional steps, but did not provide any further details on the steps.

Russia announced the complete delivery of the missile defense system to the Syrian army by releasing a video on Tuesday.

The decision to deliver the system came after the accidental downing of a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft with 15 servicemen on board by Syria’s S-200 air defense systems which were at the time responding to a wave of Israeli strikes on state institutions in Latakia.

Moscow held Israel responsible for the September 17 incident, saying the…

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