Alexander Kuranov. The Czech exports of weapons has increased in 2014 to nearly half a billion dollars in 2015 shall be increased to almost 600 million dollars, said on the first day of the week the head of the defense Ministry of the Republic Martin Stropnicky, a speech in Prague on security Symposium.
"The Czech defense industry has achieved in the last few years great strides in foreign markets. The Czech exports of weapons has increased in 2014 to nearly eleven, 8 billion kroons (about five hundred million dollars) in 2015 is obliged to increase more than 14 billion crowns (nearly 600 million dollars) ", - quotes Stropnice online edition
according to him, these achievements are not only caused by the growing global demand for military production, the investment in which, on the contrary decreased, but by the faith of importers in the quality of Czech products, as well as state aid in the country firms-exporters.
"Development of the national industry is an indispensable component of the defense of the Republic, the most in a time when so close military Danger from the aggressive policy of Russia ", - noted Stropnicky.
Western countries have repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.