This was reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense.

"Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu held talks with Burkina Faso's Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs, Brigadier General Kassoum Coulibaly," the statement said.

It is noted that the parties discussed issues of cooperation between Russia and Burkina Faso in the military sphere.

In addition, the heads of defense departments agreed to strengthen and increase bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the field of defense.

Earlier, Coulibaly said that Burkina Faso buys weapons from Russia "at a good price" and is interested in continuing cooperation.