Russia to supply Lebanon with missile-carrying helicopters

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February 27, 2010 00:11

 
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Russia has agreed to supply Lebanon with advanced military helicopters, Al-Nahar reported on Friday, citing a statement made by Lebanese President Michel Suleiman.

Upon returning from a visit to Moscow, Suleiman reportedly said that Russia would provide Lebanon with Mi-24 helicopters to replace the military’s MiG-29 warplanes.

The Lebanese army had requested advanced helicopters that could carry missiles.

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