VLADIVOSTOK, September 18 (Itar-Tass) — Sixty foreign military attaches will visit bases of the Russian Pacific Fleet in Primorye and Kamchatka, Fleet’s spokesman, Captain 1st Rank Roman Martov reported on Tuesday.
In accordance with the program of the Russian Defense Ministry, military diplomats will arrive in Vladivostok on Wednesday. Their visit will begin with a briefing of Fleet’s Director of Training, Captain 1st Rank Oleg Korolyov.
Then the delegation will visit the missile cruiser Varyag and 155th separate brigade of Pacific Fleet marines. On Thursday the foreign officers will fly to Kamchatka, where they will meet with officership of troops in North-Eastern Russia and will make a sightseeing tour to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Early on September 21 the delegation of military diplomats will fly to Moscow.
At a next stage of Pacific Fleet’s international activity, the guided missile frigate USS Vanderfrift will call at Vladivostok on September 20. The program of the visit envisages meetings with fleet officership, a ceremony of laying wreaths at the Memorial of Combat Glory of the Pacific Fleet, bus sightseeing tours in the capital of Primorye. The US naval ship will end its visit to Vladivostok on September 22.