14 Sep 2018 09:02

Russia to deliver S-400 systems to China within contract's timeframe - Deputy PM Borisov

MOSCOW. Sept 14 (Interfax-AVN) - China will receive S-400 surface-to-air missile systems from Russia on time, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said.

"[It will happen] within the timeframe set by the contract," Borison told reporters when answering a relevant question from Interfax.

China has become the first foreign country to buy Russia's S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems. A relevant contract was signed in 2014. The deliveries of S-400 systems to China are expected to be completed before 2020.