Russia supplying Malis army

General Sources
Wednesday 27th February, 2013

Russia has revealed it is supplying guns to Mali’s government, as French troops defused a massive bomb in the north of the country, the latest bid by Islamist rebels to strike back.The head of Russia’s arms export agency said it had delivered small amounts of light weapons for the West African nation’s poorly equipped and deeply divided army.’We are in talks about sending more, in small quantities,’ said Rosoboronexport chief Anatoly Isaikin, quoted by the Interfax news agency on Wednesday.In the centre of the northern city of Gao, the scene of twin suicide bombings and a street battle in rece…

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