Saudi buys Russia's S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems

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"Our approach to this problem has been very strict: we have dismissed several thousand of imams from mosques for extremism, we modernize our educational system in order to rule out the possibility of misinterpretation of texts", al-Jubeir said.

The approval has now opened the way for Saudi Arabia's purchasing of the 44 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) launchers and 360 missiles, as well as fire control stations and radar, says a report in Reuters.

"We reached an agreement with Saudi Arabia for the supply of S-400 air defense systems, Kornet-EM anti-tank missiles, TOS-1A systems, automatic AGS-30 grenade launchers and Kalashnikov AK-103 assault rifles", she told Sputnik.

THAAD is a kind of missile meant for being deployed against ballistic missiles.

Speaking on October 9, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the deal to supply the long-range S-400 air-defense missile systems to Riyadh "isn't directed against any third country".

President Vladimir Putin, who first invited the king to Moscow more than two years ago, hailed the visit as a "landmark event".

Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. will have surgery
He missed the first game and the result was a lack of offensive firepower and set the tone ofr a what the season would hold. He tried to resuscitate the Giants' season with a 48-yard touchdown that gave them the lead early in the fourth quarter.

On October 5, King Salman became the first ever Saudi monarch to visit Russian Federation.

It is expected the sale will beef-up security in the nuclear-hungry Middle East.

Last week, Australia said it will outfit its new naval warships with Lockheed's Aegis air-defense system, which is also used by the USA and Japan and would help the three navies coordinate on missile-defense missions.

"They pose a threat to our countries and to other states, where they come from".

Both Washington and Saudi Arabia accuse Tehran of aggressive and disruptive behavior in the region.

The Saudis in addition have also agreed to buy the US Thaad missile Defence systems at a cost of $15 billion.

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