Chavez: Russia will soon ship arrived in Venezuela to conduct joint military exercises
Data Figure: Russian Navy nuclear-powered Kirov-class guided missile cruiser Peter the Great had marched to Venezuela’s left
China Daily AP: According to U.S. media reports, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez November 23, said the Russian warships will soon arrive in Venezuela, the Caribbean Sea to conduct joint military exercises.
Chavez said the Russian warships arrive no specific time, but he said the Russian ship “within a few hours into Venezuelan waters.”
the exercise since the Cold War Russian Navy for the first time after reaching the Caribbean Sea. Russia will send its nuclear cruiser “Peter the Great” (Peter and Great), the Northern Fleet’s “Fearless II” class guided missile destroyer “Qiaba years Kehai Admiral” (Admiral Chabanenko) number, and by a tug and fuel supply ship consisting of logistics ships.
According to Interfax reports, the Russian Navy, said that two ships will visit Venezuela, 25 from the port of La Guaira, and 12 January and Venezuela hold joint naval military speech.
Venezuela as tensions with the United States, Chavez is committed to developing relations with Russia, now Venezuela has bought from Russia, worth $ 4 billion in arms.
In addition, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Chavez also 26, looking forward to the visit. It is reported that Medvedev of Xi Lima APEC summit, will also Brazil, Venezuela and Cuba three Latin American countries to visit. Public opinion, Russia recently with Venezuela, Cuba and other Latin American countries to actively develop cooperation, strengthen cooperation in energy and military exchanges, is to break the US-led Western countries, Russia’s “containment.”
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