Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

04/21/2017 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/21/2017 01:18

Commander of the Varyag cruiser of the Pacific Fleet had a meeting with Commander of the Philippine Navy

21.04.2017 (08:33)

In course of the visit of the Pacific Fleet detachment to the Manila port, Commander of the Varyag cruiser Captain II rank Alexei Ulyanenko had a meeting with Commander of the Philippine Navy Francisco Gabuda.

The meeting was held in a friendly manner. The parties exchanged souvenirs with symbols of the Navy of two countries.

Earlier, Ambassador of Russia in the Philippines Igor Khovayev had visited the Russian cruiser. The Russian seamen organized an excursion for military servicemen of the Philippine Navy around the Varyag cruiser.

The visit of the Pacific Fleet detachment will last until April 24.

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