Russia and India to hold joint naval exercises – the Indra Navy-2015

This year, Russia will hold naval exercises with another key partner in the Asian region – India, Colonel Alexander Gordeyev, representative of the Eastern Military District, told reporters on Wednesday.

This year, Russia will hold naval exercises with another key partner in the Asian region – India, Colonel Alexander Gordeyev, representative of the Eastern Military District, told reporters on Wednesday.

“On June 1-4, we will be hosting the first planning conference in Vladivostok, to prepare for the joint Russian-Indian naval exercises – the Indra Navy-2015. The dates of holding, and the composition of forces and resources committed by the participating parties, will be discussed and approved during two subsequent meetings,” said Mr. Gordeyev.

According to him, during the upcoming talks, the parties will agree on the exercise area, the goals and objectives of the event, as well as the logistics procedures.

Last week, on May 21, the Russian-Chinese naval exercises “Sea Cooperation-2015” were concluded. For the first time in the history of cooperation between the two countries, these exercises took place in the Mediterranean Sea, where the participants practiced fighting against pirates and ensuring the security in the world’s oceans.

First published in Russian by RIA Novosti.

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