Israeli Defense Minister Says There Are No Russian Anti-Air Missiles in Syria

Says the delivery won't take place before 2014


JERUSALEM, June 3 (UPI) — Russia has not sent S-300 missile defense systems to Syria but may do so next year, Israel's defense minister said.

"If [Russia] makes the delivery, it is likely to occur in 2014," Moshe Ya'alon said in his frst appearance before the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Monday, Israel Radioand Channel 10 reported.