Poroshenko: Russian s-400 that is installed in Syria can affect the balance of power in the region

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes that imported to Syria missile systems s-400 can significantly affect the balance of power in the region. He said this during a speech in the Israeli Parliament (the Knesset), UNIAN reports.

«Under the pretext of fighting «Islamic state» Russian planes carried out the bombing of the forces of the moderate Syrian opposition. The victims of these bombings become innocent civilian whose life during the last four years or so has been filled with suffering,» he said.

«Syria comes of modern lethal weapons. Against whom it can be applied and in whose hands might be tomorrow? A recently introduced anti-missile systems s-400 are able to significantly affect the balance of power in the region», — said Poroshenko.

As reported, on November 26, Russian media reported that Russia had deployed on the territory of Syria’s missile systems s-400.

An ultra-modern missile system s-400 (NATO classification SA-21 Growler) have a maximum range of 400 km and capable of shooting down aircraft at altitudes up to 27 km – more than double the height of a cruising passenger airliner.

Range air defense missile system can cover an area which covers a large part of Syria, southern Turkey, Cyprus, Eastern Mediterranean and part of Israel.




Poroshenko: Russian s-400 that is installed in Syria can affect the balance of power in the region 23.12.2015

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