No immediate plans to buy Russian tanks - Thai official

Indian Army T-90 Tank.

Indian Army T-90 Tank.

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Thai deputy defense minister rules out purchase of T-14s and T-90s for now.

Thailand does not have any immediate plans to buy Russian tanks, Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Udomdej Sitabutra told Xinhua news.

Sitabutra dismissed media reports that the Royal Thai Army has plans to purchase T-14 Armata and T-90 main battle tanks from Russia.

“There has been no such thing as talk over any Russian tanks as far as the army was concerned,” Udomdej told the news agency.

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