Russia to provide Lebanon with fighter jets

Russian news agencies are reporting that Moscow has promised to deliver a batch of fighter jets to Lebanon.


ITAR-Tass and Interfax have quoted Lebanese Defense Minister Elias Murr as saying that Russia has agreed to supply his country with 10 MiG-29 fighter jets.The ITAR-Tass said the planes will be provided as aid. Murr spoke during Tuesday's talks in Moscow with Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov. (AP)