Military Capabilities

Azerbaijan arms purchases from Russia exceed USD5 billion

03 September 2018

Azerbaijan has bought military equipment worth more than USD5 billion from Russia, President Ilham Aliyev said after a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on 1 September.

Aliyev said the upward trend continues “because Azerbaijan continues to modernise its armed forces and Russia is a very important global producer and supplier of military products on international markets”.

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