Russia offered a deal where Israel took over the contract and prurchased the S-300 missile system instead of Iran. Israel declined. But I think you'll agree this is a stunning success for Benyamin netanyahu's foreign policy. And Avigdor (the nightclub bouncer) Liebrman isn't even in Brussels yet. Happy days.
Italian FM arrives in Iran to promote economic, political ties (Reuters)
from the article: Russia to supply Iran with S-300 defense systems