Russia, Thailand pledge to deepen military-technical collaboration

11 February 2019

Russia and Thailand have agreed to strengthen military-technical collaboration paving the way for expanded defence trade and industrial engagement. The agreement was announced following talks in Moscow on 8 February between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his visiting Thai counterpart Don Pramudwinai.

“Today, we reaffirmed our desire to improve the contractual foundation of our relations, deepen co-operation in countering new threats and challenges, and developing military and military-technical co-operation,” Lavrov said in a statement from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. No details were given by the ministry, but it follows the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on military-technical co-operation between the two countries in September 2017.

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