Exploding like a rocket, Iran has launched a verbal attack on Russia over the cancellation of an order of anti-aircraft missiles.
The sale of the S300 rockets was halted in September after Russia came under pressure from America and the West.
An important military contract was also terminated.
Addressing crowds in the north of the Iran today, President Mahmoud Ahmadinijad condemned the decision and accused Russia of “selling us off to our enemies.”
He maintained that despite the cancellation the contracts were still valid and must be honoured or Iran will seek massive compensation.
The President was adamant that Iran would “not back down.”
The missile deal was thought to be worth 800 million dollars to Russia.
Ahmadinijad warned its cancellation will make upcoming nuclear talks between Iran and western powers more difficult.