fighter jets to Sudan, Sudanese Abdul Rahim Mohammed Hussein said during a visit to on Friday, Russian news agencies reported.has sold 12 MiG-29
“Yes, it’s all done. The planes have been bought,” the defence minister was quoted as saying to reporters at a briefing in Moscow, in response to a question about a contract for the purchase of the 12 planes.
“We are very satisfied with our military relations with Russia,” he said.
Hussein also said he hoped Russia would take a more active role in Sudan’s oil industry, adding that this would be at the heart of discussions during an upcoming visit to Moscow by Sudanese President.
He did not say when the visit could take place.
“Based on our successful experience of economic development of Sudan,” Hussein said.with China, we want Russia to be another pillar in the
A MIG-29 warplane is pictured at the International Aerospace Exhibition at Berlin’s Schoenefeld airport in May 2008. Sudanese Defence Minister Abdul Rahim Mohammed Hussein has confirmed the purchase of 12 MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia.(AFP/DDP/File/Axel Schmidt)
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