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Iran to Buy Russia Fighter Jets
By Micah Halpern

Monday March 13, 2023
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Iranian state media reported that Tehran finalized a deal to buy Sukhoi-35 fighter jets from Russia, as defense cooperation between the two countries deepens. This is very important for IranTheThis is very important for Iran which is struggling under hard hitting sanctions imposed on them by the West.

The Iranian air force of sanctions-hit Iran has an aging fleet of aircraft and has struggled to obtain spare parts to keep its warplanes functional. In a statement to the United Nations, the Islamic Republic said it began approaching “countries to buy fighter jets” to replenish its fleet in the wake of the Iran-Iraq war from 1980 to 1988.

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16 March 2023 04:33 PM in Thoughts

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