Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Rwandan counterpart Louise Mushikiwabo attend a joint press conference following their talks in Kigali on June 3, 2018.
MOSCOW, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Russia and Rwanda are discussing the supplies of air defense systems as part of bilateral military-technical cooperation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday.
Lavrov made the remarks during a joint press conference following talks with his Rwandan counterpart Louise Mushikiwabo in the African country's capital of Kigali, according to a press release of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
"We have really good cooperation in the military-technical sphere," Lavrov said, recalling that Rwanda is using Russian helicopters, vehicles and small arms.
Last year, Russia and Rwanda set up an intergovernmental commission for military-technical cooperation and held their first meeting in Kigali in 2017.
The second meeting is planned for the autumn of this year in Moscow, Lavrov said.