Transmission of a new party of modern tanks T-84 Oplot will start next week at the Malyshev Factory in compliance to the agreement with the Kingdom of Thailand. This was reported by the press service of the state company Ukrspecexport.
Under the contract, Ukraine has to deliver to Thailand 49 of Oplot tanks. The work of Thai delegation on receiving a new batch of T-84 Oplot tanks will start today, on January 16. By agreement of the parties, the delivery time of all tanks was pushed to autumn 2017, the report says.
"This decision was taken because of military conflict in the east of Ukraine", the press service of the State enterprise explained.
Earlier it was reported that US supplied around 2.5 thousand tanks to Europe because of Russian aggression. Unloading took place in the German city of Bremerhaven.