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Multi-Mln Dollar Russian Deal to Ship Weapons to Caracas Nearly Complete

Sputnik News

10:10 29.03.2016(updated 10:59 29.03.2016)

A multi-million dollar set of contracts for the delivery of Russian weaponry to Venezuela will be fulfilled by the end of 2016.

SANTIAGO (Sputnik) – A multi-million-dollar package of contracts for the delivery of a wide range of weaponry and military equipment to Venezuela will be fulfilled by the end of 2016, the deputy head of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said.

"The completion of the package of more than 10 contracts signed with Venezuela in 2009 is practically finished. Armored tank equipment, missiles and artillery, air defense systems, and other military equipment have been delivered to our Venezuelan partners. The deliveries of the last of the military and arms equipment are planned for this year," Anatoly Punchuk told RIA Novosti in an interview on the sidelines of an arms exhibition in Chile.


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