October 14, 2019, 9:18


Sri Lanka, Russia Discussing Mi-17 Helicopters Deal for UN Missions – Amb.

Sri Lanka, Russia Discussing Mi-17 Helicopters Deal for UN Missions – Amb.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Sri Lanka is negotiating with Russia the purchase of a new batch of Russian Mi-17 helicopters, which the country will use in UN peacekeeping missions, Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Dayan Jayatilleka told Sputnik on Sunday.

“There is a commission that discusses the purchase of Mi-17 helicopters,” Jayatilleka said, specifying that the country was going to purchase the helicopters for taking part in UN peacekeeping missions.

READ MORE: Russia May Sell 48 Mi-17 Helicopters to India (PHOTOS)

The ambassador recalled that Mi-17s were on the agenda of a Sri Lankan senior defence officials’ visit to Moscow in early September 2018.

While negotiations are underway, no specific document has been signed yet, and the number of helicopters that Sri Lanka is going to purchase has not been defined, Jayatilleka specified.

Sri Lanka has been purchasing Mi-17 helicopters since the early 1990s.

The Mi-17 medium twin-turbine helicopter is manufactured in a variety of forms, including cargo, passenger, search and rescue, flying hospital and firefighting models. Over 100 countries worldwide have purchased Mi-17 helicopters.

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