Sources in Mexico’s foreign Ministry denied plans to acquire the country of the party military helicopters from Russia. This writes the Mexican newspaper El Universal.

About these plans in Mexico city announced the other day the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov: according to him, the Mexican side is considering specific proposals from the Russian “Rosoboronexport”, in negotiation. Deputy assistant Secretary of state for Western hemisphere Affairs Hugo Rodriguez then stated: in the case of acquisition by Mexico of Russian helicopters possible sanctions against Mexico from the United States.

While Mexico’s long-standing military ties with Russia, and the Mexican armed forces uses a large fleet of Russian military helicopters, reminiscent of the Mexican edition.