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    State Secretary in the Serbian Defense Ministry Aleksandar Zivkovic stated that army is interested in Russian tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and equipment for special forces.

    PATRIOT PARK (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) – Serbia’s army is interested in Russian tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and equipment for special forces, State Secretary in the Serbian Defense Ministry Aleksandar Zivkovic said Thursday.

    "I am interested by the exhibition of tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, equipment for the special operations’ forces and engineering vehicles… Our expectations concerning the forum have been completely met, we have learned and seen a lot of new [things]," Zivkovic said, after attending the Army-2017 International Military-Technical Forum held in Russia.

    Zivkovic also praised Russia's hospitality and excellent organization of the forum, noting that Serbia would gladly attend the event again.

    Earlier in the day, Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Director Dmitry Shugaev told Sputnik that Russia was planning to complete MiG-29 fighter jets deliveries to Serbia by the end of 2017. In addition, Shugaev said Russia and Serbia were in talks over S-300 missile system deliveries to Belgrade.

    Moscow Region’s Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center is hosting a six-day Army-2017 Forum, which kicked off Tuesday. The event includes a scientific and business program, as well as an exposition showcasing the latest high-tech military achievements.

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