March 19, 2013 14:41
Pacific Fleet ships to visit Iranian, Syrian ports - source
VLADIVOSTOK. March 19 (Interfax-AVN) - Large amphibious ships of the Russian Pacific Fleet, which left Vladivostok on Tuesday to undertake combat tasks in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, will enter Iranian and Syrian ports, a source in the Pacific Fleet headquarters told Interfax-AVN.
"One of the combat service tasks of the Pacific Fleet ship unit, bearing in mind the unprecedented inclusion in it of three big amphibious ships, will be to deliver cargo to the Syrian port," the source said.
The ships may enter other ports in the region, including Iranian ports, the source said.
"By the way, Pacific Fleet ships already visited Iran in December," the source said.
Captain Roman Martov, an official spokesman for the Russian Pacific Fleet, earlier said the next unit of Pacific Fleet ships would leave Vladivostok for the Gulf of Aden n Tuesday. The unit is comprised of the big anti-ship vessel Admiral Panteleyev, which is has helicopter capabilities as well a naval infantry, three large amphibious ships, the Admiral Nevelsky, Peresvet, and Oslyabya, the ocean rescue vessel Fotiy Krylov, and the sea tanker Pechenga.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
November 23, 2014
Putin: West turns against Russia when the latter tries to pursue its interests
Abkhaz president to visit Russia on Putin's invitation
Putin: Sanctions against Russian businessmen a crude violation of human rights
Chinese foreign minister to join P5+1 talks with Iran - source
Putin doesn't know whether he will run in 2018
Lavrov to fly to Vienna for P5+1 talks with Iran on Sunday - source (Part 2)
Putin: State not interfering with federal media' editorial policy
Russia will support UNSC draft resolution on Palestinian state formation - Bogdanov
Moscow wants Middle East quartet to intensify work amid failure of Kerry mission - Bogdanov
RUSSIA WILL SUPPORT RESOLUTION ON THE FORMATION OF PALESTINIAN STATE IN THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL, BUT DOES NOT RULE OUT U.S. VETO - SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL ENVOY BOGDANOV TOLD INTERFAX
Lavrov to fly to Vienna for P5+1 talks with Iran on Sunday - source
LAVROV TO ARRIVE IN VIENNA FOR P5+1 TALKS WITH IRAN ON SUNDAY EVENING - SOURCE IN RUSSIAN DELEGATION