Russian ships to Karachi in historic naval encounter‏

Anti-submarine vessel Marshal Shaposhnikov

A bunch of Russian Pacific Fleet ships led by anti-submarine vessel Marshal Shaposhnikov, on fight obligation within the Indian Ocean, has referred to as on the port of Karachi in Pakistan for an unofficial go to, fleet spokesman Captain First Rank Roman Martov instructed ITAR-TASS on Monday. They arrived for a five-day keep underneath the command of Rear Admiral Vladimir Dmitriev, the primary such encounter within the historical past of latest relations with Pakistan’s navy.
After mooring and a welcome briefing, the delegation met senior commanders of the Pakistani navy, mentioned joint naval workouts, long-standing expertise combating piracy within the Horn of Africa and toured marines coaching centres.
Diplomats from the Russian Consulate Normal and a delegation of the Russian group in Karachi boarded Marshal Shaposhnikov and seamen from each nations met for a soccer pleasant. Pakistani naval officers will go to the ship on Monday.

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