India orders $14.5 billion worth of weapons from Russia

India orders $14.5 billion worth of weapons from Russia
# 04 September 2019 16:43 (UTC +04:00)

India has ordered from Russia a total of $14.5 billion worth of weapons and other military equipment, the chief of the federal service for military-technical cooperation, Dmitry Shugayev, said on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Last year and today saw the emergence of a tremendous portfolio of contracts in contrast to all previous years, $14.5 billion. This is an impressive figure, it’s a real breakthrough," Shugayev told the media on Wednesday.

"Military cooperation between Russia and India is the most important element of privileged strategic interaction," he added.

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