104 representatives from 19 countries have voiced their willingness to visit an arms exhibition "Russian Expo Arms" in Nizhny Tagil, Southern Urals.
Among the coming visitors are officials of the military departments from Great Britain, Sweden, Finland, Czech republic, Bulgaria, Korea and Oman, said the regional ministry for international and external economic relations on Wednesday. The most numerous delegations are expected from China and Great Britain.
The representatives of the foreign missions of the USA, Great Britain, Czech republic, Mongolia, Belarus and Kazakhstan situated in Yekaterinburg received official invitations to take part in the exhibition as honorary guests, the ministry's press service stressed.
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