Russian President Vladimir Putin looks on during a joint news conference with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (unseen) following a European Union-Russia summit in Brussels December 21, 201
Russia grants Bangladesh $1 billion loan for weapons: Putin
Posted : Tuesday, 15 January 2013 07:23AM
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia, the world's second-largest weapons exporter, has granted a $1 billion loan to Bangladesh for arms purchases, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday after talks with the country's prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, in Moscow.
(Reporting by Alexei Anishchuk, writing by Gabriela Baczynska,; editing by Steve Gutterman)
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