Russian Caspian Flotilla commanders seek deeper intercation with Azerbaijan Navy officers Political and military events
Russian Caspian Flotilla commanders seek deeper intercation with Azerbaijan Navy officers
Small missile ship Uglich of Russia’s Caspian Flotilla (RCF) headed to Baku in the framework of strengthening cooperation with Azerbaijan. The visit will include an exchange of experience between commands, the press service of the Southern Military District said on September 26, RIA Novosti reported.
Under the flag of RCF commander, rear Admiral Sergey Pinchuk, Uglich left its base in the port of Makhachkala and began sailing to the port of Baku in Azerbaijan. “The Russian sailors will arrive in the port of Baku on a business visit in the framework of development and strengthening cooperation between the navies of the two countries on the Caspian sea," the message stated.
Officials of the naval forces of Azerbaijan, employees of the Russian Embassy to Baku, teaching staff, officers and cadets of Azerbaijan's Higher Naval School plan to visit the ship Uglich.
The program of the business visit includes mutual official receptions with meetings and exchange of experience between the command of the RCF and the Navy of Azerbaijan.
The command crew of the ship intends also to visit the second Azerbaijani international defense exhibition ADEX-2016.
Azerbaijani and Russian Navies keep systematically implementing joint exercises and plan to continue this experience in the future. Naval Forces of both countries are considered the strongest and most equipped in the Caspian sea region.