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Ethiopia,China,Eastern Europe

14 April 2009

Agence France Presse

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia will boost arms production to cut weapons imports and save its dwindling foreign exchange, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has said. "Our main objective is to reduce our defence expenditure and its pressure on availability of foreign exchange," Meles told reporters late Monday, without giving details. "In order to do that, we have to reduce our imports and improve our exports. The objective is to take care of our defence requirements, primarily in... (GunPolicy.org)

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