Russia and Myanmar signed an agreement on the facilitation of visits of military ships

Chief of the Myanmar Armed forces senior General Min Aung Hlain and the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu

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Nay Pyi Taw /Myanmar/, January 20. /TASS/. Intergovernmental agreement on a simplified procedure of calling of the military ships in the ports of Russia and Myanmar signed Saturday after talks between Russian defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu and chief of the Armed forces of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar senior General Min Aung by Klinom.

Signatures under the document was signed by Deputy defense Minister Lieutenant-General Alexander Fomin and Deputy defence Minister of Myanmar commander Myint rear Admiral HBe.

When signing the agreement it was noted that the document will serve to expand bilateral military cooperation.

The plan of bilateral cooperation

As said Shoigu, Russia and Myanmar will implement an ambitious plan of bilateral military cooperation.

“Note the positive dynamics of cooperation between Russia and Myanmar in the military field, additional momentum which gave the signing in 2016 interdepartmental agreements on military cooperation,” said Shoigu on Saturday for talks with commander in chief of the Myanmar Armed forces senior General Min Aung by Klinom.

According to the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation, in vedomstve are committed to strengthening partnerships, increasing the combat readiness of the armies of the two countries, soldiers of which have been in regular contact.

“We attach great importance to the visits of Russian warships to ports in Myanmar, as well as the expected visit of Russian warships from this country,” he said, in particular, Sergei Shoigu.

He noted that last year the troops of the two countries have implemented a large number of activities, agreed upon a plan of bilateral military cooperation for the future.

In turn, Min Aung Hlain expressed the hope that military cooperation between Russia and Myanmar will increase.

Fighting drones terrorists

Russia is ready to share with Myanmar experience in dealing with unmanned aerial vehicles of long-range, which are used for terrorist attacks on the militants in Syria, said the defense Minister.