During her stay, the Igor Belousov also took part in a joint Russian-Vietnamese exercise on searching and rescuing submarines in distress.

In addition, the Russian crewmembers are scheduled to tour several landscape and historical sites in the province’s Nha Trang city.

Rescue ship Igor Belousov

Over the past time, Vietnam and Russia have witnessed development in defense cooperation between the two militaries.

The visit is taking place under the framework of the Vietnam-Russia Cross Year 2019-2020, contributing to expanding the traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between Hanoi and Moscow in general and the bilateral defense ties, including naval cooperation, in particular.

Translated by Van Hieu