Prior to the opening of the International military and technical forum “Army-2016”, the Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu met his colleague, the Minister of national defence of Bolivia Reymi Ferreira.
The Head of the Russian military department noted that the Forum “Army-2016” was an effective platform for establishing contacts and collaboration with the industry and the science.
The ministers of defence of Russia and Bolivia Sergei Shoigu and Reymi Ferreira signed an Agreement on military cooperation.
“This document will provide a firm legal framework for our further military and, I hope, future military-technical cooperation,” stressed the Russian Defence Minister at the signing ceremony.
Reymi Ferreira thanked Sergei Shoigu for invitation to the International military and technical forum and gave “the cordial greetings of the President of Bolivia Evo Morales”.
“We know about the high quality of the Russian armament, moreover, we are interested in development of relationships in other spheres,” said the Minister of national defence of Bolivia.