Regional broadcaster N1 reports that the Defense Ministry said that the Serbian military gets its biggest donations from Russia and added the Ministry Informer did not publish the correct figures because it did not include donations which are underway. Thus, the Ministry denied Serbian media reporting that US was the biggest donator to the Serbian Army.
The ministry cited that Russia has donated six MiG-29 fighters to the Serbian military and the donation of 30 BRDM-2MS armored scout vehicles and 30 T-72MS main battle tanks with logistics support is underway, a press release said.
It said that significant discounts and other benefits were given to Serbia during the negotiations on the purchase of arms and military equipment from Russia.
The ministry press release said that some media reported that the Serbian military got the largest amounts of donations from the United States based on data on donations between 2014 and 2018.