18 Feb 2019 15:26

Military-technical cooperation with Middle East, North Africa brought over $6 bln to Russian budget in 2018 - Chemezov

ABU DHABI. Feb 18 (Interfax-AVN) - Military-technical cooperation with Middle Eastern and North African countries brought over $6 billion to the Russian budget, Rostec CEO Sergei Chemezov said.

"[Military-technical cooperation with] the Middle East and the north of Africa, the entire region [brought] a little over $6 billion in the last year," Chemezov told reporters on Monday.

When asked about building up commissions over the next two years, Chemezov said: "We would like them to grow. The next year will tell. However, we have a lot of commissions."