Russia will not allow 'military superiority' over Russia: Interfax

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Posted: Jan 30, 2015 2:59 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday Russia would not allow other countries to gain military superiority over it and promised to fulfill a plan to modernize the armed forces, Interfax news agency reported.

"The task set by the president - to prevent (others') military superiority over Russia - will be fulfilled unconditionally," Shoigu was quoted as saying.

(Reporting by Thomas Grove, Editing by Timothy Heritage)