Russia, Philippines Launch Arms Supplies Talks to Combat Terrorism – Envoy

May 28, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Phillipines to the Russian Federation Carlos Sorreta are in the Alexander Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace during the ceremony of presenting credentials by new ambassadors of some foreign countries.

According to the Philippine ambassador to Russia, Russia and the Philippines are in talks on the delivery of Russian weapons to help Manila combat terrorism.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia and the Philippines are in talks on the delivery of Russian weapons to help Manila combat terrorism, Ambassador of the Philippines in Moscow Carlos Sorreta told Sputnik.

“Yes, today we are conducting specific negotiations on arms supplies,” Sorreta said Thursday. “Today, we are discussing arms deliveries for internal defense — fighting terrorists. We think that we can come to a profitable agreement with Russia.”

Manila hopes that the Russian military assistance and intelligence-sharing would help the Philippines manage Daesh threat, Carlos Sorreta added.

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Sorreta spoke at a press conference organized by the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency.

TAP – Let’s be having three dozen of the newest laser targeted sniper rifles with night vision please, Vladimir, with shielding against incoming bullets – like yesterday.  Thos would push the terrorists out of the mosques in Marawi, and change the balance of the war in Duterte’s favour.



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