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MOSCOW, September 26 (Itar-Tass) — A delegation of the Norwegian Operational Command has arrived at the Northern Fleet, the Northern Fleet’s press centre told Itar-Tass on Monday.
The Norwegian delegation is led by deputy chief of the Operational Command, Major-General Morten Lund. Norwegian guests were welcomed by Chief of Staff of the Northern Fleet, Rear Admiral Andrei Volozhinsky.
The Norwegian delegation will visit the garrison of marines to study the training process and observe live firing exercises. Members of the delegation will also visit the Admiral Levchenko anti-submarine ship and the Severomorsk-3 garrison. “Major-General Morten Lund is a pilot and he shows interest in naval aircraft of the Northern Fleet and service of Russian colleagues,” the press centre said.
Partnership unites the Northern Fleet and Norwegians. Russia and Norway conduct regular naval exercises. The exercises are conducted in the water areas of the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Northern Sea. In 2010 the Severomorsk large anti-submarine ship took part in the exercises. In May 2011 the Vice Admiral Kulakov anti-submarine ship.
The Norwegian delegation will stay till September 28.