Russia, Pakistan negotiating on military Mi-35 helicopters deal


Russia is holding the talks with Pakistan on the sale of the combat Mi-35 helicopters to Islamabad, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters Monday.

“Currently, negotiations are underway to supply Islamabad with a consignment of Mi-35 military transport helicopters, which will be used for the counter-terrorism operations in the north-west of the country,” Ushakov said.

In March 2015, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain announced the Islamabad’s attention to expand military-technical cooperation with Russia and purchase Russian Mi-35 helicopter gunships.


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