The growing interest of Russia in the development of relations with Latin America is increasingly worried about the U.S., says analyst (GRI).
Of particular concern is the likely deal to supply Nicaragua Russian fighters MiG-29 - review Analytics GRI, it can change the balance of forces in the field.
in February, the inspector General of the army of Nicaragua, Adolfo Cepeda mart?nez said that the country has made a "few steps" for the purchase of Russian fighter jets that will be used only for defensive purposes. There is a widespread assumption, because it will be the MiG-29.
If the deal goes through, Nicaragua may be the most serious military power in the region, as neighboring countries have no military aircraft that could compete with the MiG-29, the analyst writes GRI.
Russia also conducts dialogues with Nicaragua for the construction of facilities for refueling bombers long-range and military courts, like the Creator of the article.
"The U.S. and its neighbors, allies are seriously concerned that the deal for the supply of arms will enable Russia to strengthen presence in the region close to the U.S., in response to what Moscow believes that the West is interfering in Ukraine ", - reported in the publication.