Russia's Rostec sees 2016 govt defense orders cut by around 10 percent: WSJ interview

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Posted: Mar 11, 2016 3:09 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's government will cut its defence orders by about 10 percent this year, Sergei Chemezov, the head of Russia's industrial conglomerate Rostec, said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal published on Friday.

"There will be a reduction. There already is one," Chemezov said. "I think government defence orders will be reduced by about 10 percent."

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov)