Pakistan-Russia Likely To Expand Defense Cooperation: Report

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Pakistan-Russia likely to expand defense cooperation: Report

Islamabad is considering the option to enter into a deal with Masco for purchase of military hardware, reported some international websites.

LAHORE- (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News- 21st April 2019) Islamabad is considering the option to enter into a deal with Masco for purchase of military hardware, reported some international websites.

According to details, Pakistan had shown interest in the purchase of heavy and media fighter jets, medium and short-range air defense system, combat helicopters and other weapons.

A Russian news agency reported the development a few weeks ago and quoted ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor saying that both countries would expend defense cooperation in future. “There could be more military contracts between the two countries,” reported the news agency.

Pakistani authorities have not confirmed any development in this regard. The story is not covered by local newspapers and tv channels.

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