Russian specialists ready to help Chad in reparing and modernising military materiel of Soviet and Russian origin
The Chadian army is equipped with a bit number of military materiel produced in USSR and Russia. Russian specialists are ready to help in its reparation and modernisation. This was announced by the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander Fomin during the negotiations with the Chief of the military delegation of the Republic of Chad Daoud Brahim.
'Our states are engaged by bonds of friendship, very close ties in military and military-technical cooperation. We have got a very rich history with you. We supported and do support each other in consolidating the defence capability of our states and therefore protecting the sovereignty, territorial integrity', said Alexander Fomin.
The Deputy Minister of Defence of Russia has emphasised that 'the Republic of Chad has a big number of military and special materiel of Soviet and Russian origin in service that needs a regular reparation, maintenance and modernisation. And we are ready for this work'.
For his part, Daoud Brahim has thanked the Russian party for the invitation to the IX Moscow Conference on International Security.