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Australia, South Korea sign historic defense agreement

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have signed a defense deal worth 1 billion Australian dollars as the two countries mark 60 years of diplomatic relations, DW reports.

Australia, South Korea sign historic defense agreement

Australia, South Korea sign historic defense agreement

STEPANAKERT, DECEMBER 14, ARTSAKHPRESS: South Korea and Australia have signed a nearly $700 million defense deal on Monday during South Korean President Moon Jae-in's visit to the country. Under the agreement, South Korean defense company Hanwha will provide the Australian army with equipment like artillery weapons, supply vehicles and radar.

The deal, worth 1 billion Australian dollars ($717 million, €635 million), is the largest defense contract between Australia and an Asian nation, local media reported.


     

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