Armenia thinking about buying American weapons

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Photo: Asatur Esync / RIA Novosti

Armenia to discuss buying weapons from the US if will receive from the American side offer. On Saturday, October 27, said the acting Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, reports “Interfax”.

“The government has no limits. If will be advantageous for us to offer, we will discuss”, — said the politician.

Earlier in October, the US presidential Advisor for homeland security John Bolton during a visit to Yerevan, suggested that the Armenian government to buy American weapons instead of Russian, wrote “Kommersant”. According to the adviser, the proposed U.S. equipment “in any case better than Russian.”

In December last year the Parliament of Armenia ratified the agreement with Russia about granting to Yerevan state export credit in the amount of $ 100 million for financing the supplies of military products of the Russian production.

In February 2016 Moscow has allocated Yerevan state export credit in the amount of $ 200 million for the purchase of Russian weapons. These funds Armenia bought launchers multiple launch rocket systems “Smerch” and ammunition to it, anti-aircraft missile complexes “Igla-s” missiles, ground-based electronic intelligence Executive “Avtobaza-M” and other types of weapons.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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