Russia agreed to redeem the Malaysian palm oil rubber arms (Figure)
Data Figure: Malaysia air force’s Russian-made MiG-29H fighters
Malaysian Air Force has purchased 18 Russian-made multi-purpose fighter Su-30MKM
World Wide Web Reporters Liang Xu reported Russian military technical cooperation with foreign countries adopted a very flexible tool. Bureau of the Russian military-technical cooperation, First Deputy Secretary Alexander Fermin said that Russia agreed to the settlement through the exchange of arms sales, such as palm oil for clearing.
Russia’s Interfax News Agency December 2 reported that the example of the Buddha, such as Malaysia to buy Russian military technology, they can use traditional exports of rubber, palm oil for clearing. Buddha say so, this method in 1990 had been used. At that time, Malaysia is through the purchase of MiG this method. He said that this approach will also apply. Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Alexander Carl Giovanni said that Russia intends to use palm oil in Malaysia agreed to settle the purchase of military products.
reported in 1994, Malaysia to buy 18 Russian MiG-29 fighters, though it was not the Russian military cooperation. In 2003, Russia once again to Malaysia to buy 18 advanced Su-30MKM.