. First DeputyPrime Minister Oleg Soskovets intends to expand Russia’s armsexports, Itar-Tass reported August 15. According to Soskovets,Russian arms exports amounted to only $4 billion in 1994, comparedto France’s $11 billion. Soskovets criticized the state arms exportcompany "Rosvooruzhenie" for malperformance. He calledfor transferring arms exports to the private sector and creatingprivate export companies "as soon as possible."
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