Russia supplies Azerbaijan with arms
By Messenger Staff
Wednesday, May 28Russia is taking advantage of the confrontation between Armenia and Azerbaijan. On one hand, by using the conflict between the countries, it reinforced and increased its presence on its military base on Armenian territory, taking the commitment to protect Armenia against any kind of military attack or conflict. Moreover, it forced Armenia to neglect its European Association membership aspirations and Armenia accepted Moscow’s initiative regarding entry into the Custom’s Union. On the other hand, Russia is intensively supplying Azerbaijan with weaponry and with other military equipment. Soon, Moscow will supply Azerbaijan with a new lot of reactive fire-launchers TOS-IA. Together, Azerbaijan will receive 18 units of the weapons. This is an advanced type of weapon so far used only by Russia, Kazakhstan and now by Azerbaijan.