Russia, Pakistan Talk about Joint Naval Drills Anticipated This Week‏‏


Russian and Pakistani naval representatives have mentioned the opportunity of joint workouts, which could possibly be held as early as this week, a Russian navy spokesman mentioned on Monday. A detachment of Russia’s Pacific Fleet referred to as on the port of Karachi on Saturday, together with the Udaloy-class destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov.
“Representatives of the official delegation of the Pacific Fleet visited the coaching facilities of the Pakistani Navy and took part in a gathering on attainable joint drills comparable to PASSEX,” Cpt. 1st Rank Roman Martov mentioned, including that if accepted, the drills could be held on the conclusion of the detachment’s go to to Pakistan later this week.
The Russian and Pakistani officers additionally held a roundtable throughout which they mentioned the issue of piracy within the area. The Russian mariners shared their a few years of expertise in combating piracy in waters close to the Horn of Africa.
The five-day go to to Karachi of the Pacific Fleet detachment was the primary such go to within the historical past of relations between the Pakistani and Russian navies, Martov mentioned.

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