THE SLOVAK Defence Ministry signed a contract with the Russian firm RSK MiG on the modernisation of 12 MiG-29 fighter jets.
The Slovak daily Pravda wrote that the Slovak army would pay up to $10 million (€250,000) from its own sources. Another $43 million (€1.1 million) will be deducted from Russia's debt to Slovakia.
Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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14. Jun 2004 at 10:06