Pakistan has expressed interest in purchasing 100 Oplot tanks made by the Malyshev plant in Kharkiv, Espreso TV reports, citing Pakistan Defense July 2.
The country’s ambassador in Ukraine, Atar Abbas, has earlier confirmed the possible contract.
Mutual visits by Pakistan and Ukraine defense ministers have taken place recently.
Several months ago, Ukraine and Pakistan signed an agreement on joint production of tank and helicopter engines in Pakistan.
Close military cooperation with Pakistan started in1996 when the $600-million contract was signed for the supply to Islamabad of 320 T-80 tanks.