The Russian Il-20 electronic intelligence plane of the Russian air force which was accidentally downed by Syrian forces. Photo: AP

Russia supplies Syria with new S-300 missile defence system after friendly fire incident

Russian officials said Syria’s outdated S-200 systems weren’t sophisticated enough to identify the Russian plane as a friendly one

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The Russian Il-20 electronic intelligence plane of the Russian air force which was accidentally downed by Syrian forces. Photo: AP
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