U.S. media said the Russian warships to enter Latin America aimed at warning the United States (map)
11 25, in the northern port pull Venezuela Guaira, Venezuela’s military preparations airing a salute to welcome Russia into the ports “Qiaba years Kehai Admiral” was a large anti-submarine. Xinhua News Agency reporters Zhang Xiao and Ran She
11 25, Russia’s “Qiaba years Kehai Admiral” was into large anti-submarine Venezuela’s northern port of La Guaira.
11 22, U.S. President George W. Bush (left) and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met in Lima, Peru. Xinhua News Agency Reuters
11 月 24 am, in Venezuela Caracas, President Chavez appointed to the Joint Committee as Chairman of the Socialist Party reporters conference held to celebrate the victory in local elections, supporters and congratulated.
Xinhua Zhuangao: According to foreign reports, the Russian warships arrived in Venezuela from 25 to participate in joint naval exercises with Venezuela, which is unprecedented in the region since the end of the Cold War activities. As the exercise coincided with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on a two-day visit to Venezuela, he will meet with Chavez and 27 may be boarding visit.
the first Russian ship to visit the Latin American post-Cold War
EFE, November 24, Caracas, call: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced today, to participate in committee Russian joint military exercises the Russian fleet will be 25 am to enter Venezuelan waters.
the exercise coincided with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on a two-day visit to Venezuela, he will meet with Chavez and 27 may be boarding visit. During the visit sides will also sign several agreements, including the peaceful use of nuclear energy cooperation.
Venezuela Strategic Operations Command commander Jesús Gonzalez said today, the 26th joint military exercise will begin December 1, into the high seas, but did not disclose the specific location and continuous exercise time, only exercise was no more than a week.
Russia to participate in military exercises will have five aircraft, four ships and 1150 soldiers, Venezuelan side sent eight aircraft, 11 warships and 600 soldiers, involved in rescue exercises, terrorism and communications and other conventional content.
Itar-Tass in Caracas November 25 call: the “Peter the Great” nuclear-powered guided missile heavy cruiser fleet, led by the Russian Navy will arrive today from the capital, Caracas, Venezuela, 30 km La Guaira port. According to Venezuela’s Defense Ministry said, as the depth of the ports is not enough, “Peter the Great” will be 500 meters away from the shore anchor, “Qiaba years Kehai Admiral” was a large anti-submarine ship will be moored at the pier.
The fleet also includes several ships supply ship, a ship with Venezuela will hold joint military exercises. Exercise is expected to be December 1, held in the Caribbean, the two sides will jointly exercise counter-terrorism, anti-drug and rescue operations.
British “Times” reported on 24 November: one of the largest Russian warships, nuclear-powered cruiser “Peter the Great” and “Qiaba years Kehai Admiral” was anti-submarine ship in the Caribbean military exercises with the Venezuelan navy. This is since the end of the Cold War the Russian navy’s first visit to Latin America.
Russia and the United States to engage in “propaganda exercise”
AP, Caracas, November 25 -: 25, a Russian warship in the approaching military exercises in the Caribbean coast of Venezuela, is intended to warn the United States and Latin America, the ambition to enter the Moscow show.
Venezuelan political scientist 里卡多苏克雷埃 Heredia said that Russia sell more weapons in Latin America and to promote business interest, and Venezuela, can help “open the gates.”
— including the Russian naval fleet to deploy a large nuclear-powered flagship, “Peter the Great”, a guided missile destroyer and two support ships — is widely regarded as the Kremlin to show their anger to the U.S. , because the United States in the grid Russian warships dispatched to Georgia in post-conflict assistance, the U.S. plans to build a missile defense system in Europe.
“Jane’s Intelligence Review,” analysts 安娜吉尔摩 that Russia and Venezuela Navy since 12 January of the exercise “should primarily be seen as a propaganda exercise. Pragmatic Russian policy that, in Russia may seek to re-engage with the new U.S. government, when it will meet high-profile visit in a simple, rather than the Russian-US tensions could lead to long-term deployment. “
relaxation in sheets outside the United States stare exercise
EFE, Caracas, Nov. 24 Xinhua: U.S. missile defense system in Eastern Europe caused by increasingly tense relations between Washington and Moscow, Russia at this time, almost caused the United States with Latin America anxiety. U.S. State Department today said it would closely monitor the joint military exercises, but do not think this will hurt the U.S. influence in Latin America.
U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said: “If the Venezuelans and the Russians want to hold military exercises, which is good. Obviously we will be very close attention to the exercise.”
He pointed out that I do not know whether the provocative joint military exercises in other countries including the United States intentions, but he said: “We really do not think so.”
He said: “I do not that while several Russian naval warships in the Caribbean and Venezuela, has become cause for concern. “
Reuters, Caracas, November 23 -: The U.S. government ignored the Russian re interested in the Americas the one hand, ridiculed the Russian accident-prone navy, and asked Moscow to do in the area of ??constructive things.
U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack told reporters: “No one can doubt the military advantages of the hemisphere where.”
few years ago, he did not know accidents, resulting in the death of several Russian soldiers, “Peter the Great” nuclear-powered missile cruiser is “to reach” across the Atlantic.
Itar-Tass in Caracas November 25, call: 24 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in a reporter conference, the upcoming joint military exercises the Russian Committee is not against his country. He stressed that this cooperation between the two countries within the framework of the exercise, not some Western media call “to return to the Cold War.”
for the Committee intends to base a new Cold War offensive accusation, Chavez flatly rejected.
He said: “Now we will conduct an exercise with Russia, it is definitely not provocative, this is strategy is rapidly approaching the two free and sovereign state of cooperation.” In particular, he pointed out, with Russia the cooperation in line with the new realities of a multipolar world.
door in the United States when Russia sought to “expand the site”
“Japanese Economic News” on November 25 article title: Russia’s rapidly approaching in the United States and Latin American countries “backyard” to expand the site
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Brazil from the 24th onwards, Venezuela and Cuba. Thus, Russia intends to display from the military and economic presence in the region, and then came the Obama regime will be shaken.
Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Latin America, the first aim is to face the United States and Georgia, Ukraine and other countries keep close to the situation, Russia can demonstrate its ability to play a role in Latin America. The second purpose is the pursuit of economic interests. During the visit, Medvedev will be in consultation with the committee set up two joint venture oil company’s future business issues; with Cuba to discuss the two countries to achieve the modernization and construction of power generation equipment to cooperate on refining facilities, and joint exploration of oil in the continental shelf possibility.
said Russia and Venezuela also held anti-aircraft missile systems and submarines worth $ 2 billion in arms export negotiations.