Finland To Buy Leopard Battle Tanks Worth €200 Million

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  • 03:09 PM, December 18, 2013
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The Finland Defence Forces are planning to make a significant arms purchase from the Netherlands in the beginning of next year, according to a report broadcast by MTV on Tuesday.

The report said the authorities reached a deal to buy a hundred used Leopard battle tanks at a cost of about €200 million.

Finnish parliament gave go ahead to the tank purchase deal considering the benefits and cost-effectiveness.

Minister of Defence Carl Haglund, however, said the matter was still in progress. According to MTV reports, the deal is likely to be sealed in the next month.

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