Russia gave the Philippines the arms, ammunition and military trucks
The ceremony of transfer of military equipment was aboard BPK “Admiral Panteleev” with the participation of the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu and the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte.
MANILA, October 25 — RIA Novosti. Russia has put the Philippines party of military goods, including small arms, ammunition, and army trucks. The ceremony with participation of the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu and the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte was held Wednesday at the port of Manila on Board a large anti-submarine ship “Admiral Panteleev” the Pacific fleet of the Russian Navy, reports RIA Novosti.
Earlier it was reported that Russia will supply the Philippines consignment of small arms, including Kalashnikov assault rifles and ammunition, as well as army trucks. Before an agreement was signed between the governments of Russia and the Philippines on military-technical cooperation (MTC). Signatures under the document was signed by Sergei Shoigu and his Philippine counterpart of Delphine Lorenzana.
During his visit to the Philippines Minister of defense of Russia conducted seven bilateral and multilateral negotiations with colleagues from ASEAN countries and the “SMPA plus”.
Group of ships TOF in structure BPK “Admiral Vinogradov”, “Admiral Panteleev” and tanker “Boris Butoma”, arrived in Manila a few days ago. On Wednesday Duterte visited, accompanied by Shoigu on the “Admiral Panteleyev”. It is planned that the Russian ships will stay in Manila until October 26.
All Pacific fleet ships will make nine unofficial visits and business calls to ports of foreign States. The main objective of the campaign — a demonstration of St. Andrew’s flag in the Asia-Pacific region and further development of naval cooperation with the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.