UAE Armed Forces Signs $1.36 Bln in Defense Contracts

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DUBAI, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates armed forces on Sunday signed 5 billion dirhams ($1.36 billion) in defence contracts with local and international firms at the Idex defense exhibition in Abu Dhabi, spokesman Staff Brigadier General Mohammed al-Hassani said.

The majority of contracts were signed with local firms.

($1 = 3.6729 UAE dirham)

(Writing by Alexander Cornwell; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)

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