Libya, Russia agree on USD 1.8bn arms deal: Putin
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Last Updated: Saturday, January 30, 2010, 20:59
  
Moscow: Libya has signed a deal with Russia to buy weapons worth 1.3 billion euros ($1.8 billion), Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was on Saturday quoted as saying.

"Only yesterday we signed a contract worth 1.3 billion euros. And it's not only small-arms," Putin said, according to RIA Novosti.

The deal was signed after talks with a senior Libyan military official in Moscow.

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First Published: Saturday, January 30, 2010, 20:59


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