Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia has promised to support any country determined to defend its national interest against the Western nations.
Putin said Moscow would collaborate with any country in the area of technology.
He stressed that Russia is determined to actively work on existing cooperative ties and also to create new relations based on its many years of successful experience in mutually beneficial partnerships
In a cable message to the participants of the Army 2023 forum, Putin said: “Russia is open to deepening equal technological partnership and defence cooperation with other countries, i.e with all those who seek to protect their national interests and independent development path, and believe it is vital to make joint efforts to building a system of equality and indivisible security that would reliably protect every country.”
Putin’s remark is coming when the military overthrew a democratically elected government in Niger Republic.
There are reports that Russia is backing the military junta in Niger Republic.