AP NEWS
Related topics

Russia, Ethiopia Strike Arms Deal

December 3, 1998

MOSCOW (AP) _ Russia will sell used fighter jets, combat helicopters and other military hardware to Ethiopia, a news agency reported today.

The $150 million package includes four Su-27 fighter jets and several Mi-24 and Mi-8 combat helicopters, the Interfax news agency quoted military officials as saying.

Russia also will provide Ethiopia, a close ally of the former Soviet Union, with ammunition, communications and navigation equipment, the agency said.

The aircraft and other arms will be delivered later this month, the Interfax said.

AP RADIO
Update hourly