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Iran is receiving the first batch of Russian Su-35 fighter jets in the coming days

Iran will receive the first batch of the latest generation of Russian Sukhoi SU-35 fighter jets in the coming days, Iranian media reported today. Iran had bought the fighter jets in November, according to the website of the Etemad newspaper. The first delivery is scheduled to take place within the next few days. No further details have been released, but according to reports, Iran will receive a total of 24 new fighter jets. The Islamic Republic's defense ministry announced last year that the country had acquired Mi-28H and Yak-130 attack helicopters from Russia in addition to the SU-35s. Following the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, which was intended to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, and the subsequent reimposition of Western sanctions, Tehran has intensified its relations with Moscow. The West accuses Iran of backing Russia with logistical military support in Moscow's war against Ukraine, specifically that Tehran supplies Moscow […]
Source: News Beast

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