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Russia, Turkey to sign credit agreement in military-technical cooperation sphere - Putin

Russian president hopes "it will be signed in the soonest possible time"

ANKARA, December 11. /TASS/. Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Monday he sees good prospects for military technical cooperation with Turkey.

"We see significant prospects for expansion of cooperation in the military-technical sphere. We finalized the credit agreement during today’s work and I hope it will be signed in the soonest possible time," Putin said after talks with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

According to Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, all the details had been discussed. "All loan terms have been agreed, the document will be signed soon," he said, adding that first tranches would be made shortly after the signing.