Qatar says no decision yet on Russian missile defense system

March 4, 2019


DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar’s foreign minister said no decision has been made yet on Qatar purchasing a Russian S-400 missile defense system, a potential deal that has reportedly drawn opposition from Saudi Arabia. 

“There is a discussion for procurement of various Russian equipment but there is no understanding as of yet as to this particular (equipment, S-400)”, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told a joint news conference with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

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