Highlighting warming ties between their militaries and growing cooperation in international affairs, former Cold War rivals for leadership of the communist world China and Russia launched a joint naval exercise on Sunday
China-Russia Yellow Sea naval drills begin
BEIJING (AP) – China and Russia launched joint naval exercises Sunday that highlight warming ties between their militaries and growing cooperation in international affairs.
Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said the six days of drills feature simulated anti-aircraft, anti-submarine and search-and-rescue operations, including electronic countermeasures and other sensitive technologies.
Retired major general Yin Zhuo said it shows a high degree of trust between the sides.
“It’s an excellent exchange for China to be able to drill jointly in such sensitive areas,” Yin told CCTV.
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