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    The Philippines could sign with Russia a series of arms delivery contracts by the end of the year, Ambassador of the Philippines in Moscow Carlos Sorreta said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Sorreta spoke at a press conference organized by the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency.

    On a visit to Russia two weeks ago, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte expressed Manila's interest in advanced Russian weapons, including helicopters, planes, as well as precision-guided weapons.

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