October 10, 2018 - 11:31 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Newly-appointed Minister of Emergency Situation Feliks Tsolakyan has said that Armenia is planning to purchase firefighting helicopters.
At a meeting with Airbus Group Vice President for Eastern Europe Jacques Garrigue, Tsolakyan stressed the need for involving aviation in rescue and firefighting missions in Armenia, a country with high mountains.
The minister said he expects the aerospace corporation to unveil proposals for cooperation.
The meeting sought to reach a preliminary agreement on the conditions of acquiring the proposed helicopters.