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Serbia to Receive 6 Fighter Jets, 30 Tanks, 30 Combat Vehicles From Russia

Sputnik News

20:05 22.12.2016(updated 20:06 22.12.2016)

Serbia will receive six MiG-29 fighter jets, 30 T-72С tanks, 30 BRDM-2 combat reconnaissance vehicles from Russia as part of a military and technical cooperation assistance program, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Thursday.

BELGRADE (Sputnik) – Russia and Serbia are working on creation of 3-year and 5-year plans of military and technical cooperation, the president added.

"Russia donated six MiG-29 fighter jets, first modernization stages of which would only cost us between 180 million euros [$187 million] and 230 million euros … That is incomparable to what we had before. We also received of 30 T-72С tanks, 30 BRDM-2 as a gift," Vucic said in a statement.

On Wednesday, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu held an informal meeting with Vucic in Moscow.


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