Philippines Cancels Mi-17 Deal With Russia

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SINGAPORE—Fearing potential sanctions, the Philippines government scrapped a PHP12.7 billion ($227 million) deal to acquire 16 Mi-17 helicopters from Russia in June. Former Philippines Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana was quoted by AP as saying the possibility of sanctions led him to cancel the...

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