Time in Yerevan: 11:07,   25 April 2024

France ready to supply short to long-range missiles to Armenia

France ready to supply short to long-range missiles to Armenia

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 23, ARMENPRESS. France is ready to supply various range missiles to Armenia in case of necessity, Defense Minister Sébastien Lecornu said at a press conference in Yerevan after talks with his Armenian counterpart Suren Papikyan.

He said that no one can criticize Armenia for developing its military capabilities.

The minister recalled that arms acquisition agreements were signed when Papikyan visited Paris.

The French arms supplies to Armenia have defensive significance and it is important to ensure the protection of the population of Armenia and its borders.

He said that the signed agreements envisage supply of air defense systems to Armenia.

“No one can criticize Armenia for developing the capabilities of its army. Short, medium and long-range missiles will also be part of the development of defense capabilities if Armenia needs it,” he said.

The French minister added that training is an important component for the development of the Armenian Armed Forces. Under another agreement, Armenian military officers will train in France.








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