US: Russian fighter jet sale to Iran would violate arms ban

WASHINGTON-The U.S. says Russia’s proposed sale of fighter jets to Iran would violate a U.N. arms embargo extended as part of the nuclear accord with Tehran.

The State Department says transferring the Sukhoi-30 planes requires the U.N. Security Council’s approval. The planes are comparable to American F-15E fighter bombers.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4768091,00.html

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