Thursday, September 29, 2011

Russian warships visit Cambodia

548 Admiral Panteleyev  Photo Ralph Edwards 2009-10-10

8 September 2011, Russia / Cambodia: Three Russian Pacific Fleet warships headed by the Udaloy class destroyer RS Admiral Panteleyev arrived at the Sihanoukville port today for a week-long goodwill visit to mark the 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Cambodia and Russia.
The ships were welcomed by Admiral Ouk Seyha, Ream Naval Base Commander, and Spoang Sarath, Governor of Preah Sihanouk province. "The visit aims at strengthening military cooperation between the Russian and Cambodian Navy," said a press release from the Russian embassy."This historical visit will mark a new chapter in military interaction between the two countries."

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