Eritrea Interested In Russia's Missile Boats, Helicopters, Small Arms- Russia Gov't Agency

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Eritrea Interested in Russia's Missile Boats, Helicopters, Small Arms- Russia Gov't Agency

Eritrea is showing interest in Russia's missile boats, helicopters and small arms, Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Deputy Director Anatoly Punchuk told Sputnik on Wednesday at the Russia-Africa forum

SOCHI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 23rd October, 2019) Eritrea is showing interest in Russia's missile boats, helicopters and small arms, Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Deputy Director Anatoly Punchuk told Sputnik on Wednesday at the Russia-Africa forum.

"Eritrea is expressing actively its interest in resuming full-fledged defense cooperation with Russia. Given that it has reached a peace deal with the Ethiopian side [and after that international sanctions on Eritrea were lifted], it is interested in purchasing weapons: missile boats, helicopters and small arms," Punchuk said.

Russia and Eritrea are actively exchanging delegations and plan to formulate a proposal for Russian military equipment purchase, the official noted.

The two-day Russia-Africa summit and business forum, co-chaired by the presidents of Russia and Egypt, starts on Wednesday. The Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency is an official media partner of the event.

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