Friday, September 30, 2022

Russian President Putin offers to sell modern weapons to allies

Russian President Putin offers to sell modern weapons to allies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow values its ties with countries in Latin American, Asia and Africa and that it is ready to offer modern weapons to its allies.

"(We) are ready to offer our allies the most modern types of weapons, from small arms to armored vehicles and artillery to combat aviation and unmanned aerial vehicles," Putin said at the opening ceremony of the "Army-2022" forum near Moscow.

According to the news agency, Russia sells weapons worth 15 billion dollars annually. India, China, Egypt and Algeria have bought seventy-three percent of arms till the year 2017 and 21.