October 20 2009
Libya continues to negotiate with Russia for 20 combat aircraft, reports Interfax-AVN (Russia).
A major arms agreement between Moscow and Tripoli was reached in principle in 2007, but contracts have yet to be signed.
The proposed aircraft deal would involve 12-15 Su-35 and four Su-30 fighters as well as six Yak-130 combat trainers, according to an unnamed Russian military source.
The contract, estimated to be worth around US$1 billion, could be signed by the end of the year...
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