Russian President Vladimir Putin adjusts his headphones during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart following their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on March 28, 2017. / AFP / POOL / SERGEI KARPUKHIN
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised to sign off on a delivery of fighter jets, battle tanks and armored vehicles to Serbia, the Balkan country's defense minister said Tuesday, in what could worsen tensions with neighboring states and trigger an arms race in the war-weary region.Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic said that Putin agreed to approve the delivery during a visit by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to Moscow on Monday. He said six MiG-29 fighter jets, 30 T-72 tanks and 30 BRDM-2 armored vehicles will be delivered soon.The jets would have to fly over NATO-member countries before reaching Serbia.
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