Lebanon hopes for the revitalization of the project of supply of weapons from Russia


RIA “Vladim”

The Lebanese authorities are counting on the revitalization of the project of deliveries of tanks and rocket launchers from Russia for the sum more than $ 500 million, said Minister of state for presidential Affairs of the country Pierre Raffoul.

Previously this was reported by the Lebanese Ambassador to Russia Shawki Bou Nassar. In particular, Beirut interested in supplying anti-tank missile complexes “cornet”, guns and T-72 tanks.

“There are projects worth more than half a billion dollars to strengthen the power of the Lebanese army at the expense of Russian weapons, including tanks, missiles and installation. We hope this issue to intensify in terms of the positive atmosphere prevailing now,” said Raffoul, reports RIA Novosti.

According to the Minister, Beirut and Moscow have common strategic task — the fight against terrorism.