Anti-piracy exercises planned.
Russian Pacific Ships Enter Indian Ocean for Joint Int’l Exercises
A group of Russian warships from the Pacific Fleet has entered the Indian Ocean for international joint military exercises with countries from the Asian-Pacific region, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Eastern Military District’s press service said Thursday.
“There are 20 warships and vessels with participants from 32 Asian-Pacific region countries involved in the exercise…The Russian sailors will operate together during the exercise with ships from 15 countries, including from Australia, China, the United States, Japan, and countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations,” Capt. 1st Rank Roman Martov said.
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