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MOSCOW, April 26 /TASS/. The Russian military highly appreciate Singapore’s activities in joint work in multilateral formats, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a meeting with his Singaporean counterpart Dr. Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday.
According to Shoigu, the Russian Defense Ministry appreciates Singapore’s stance at discussions held in the formats of ASEAN; the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM -Plus) and the Shangri-La Dialogue.
"In practical terms, I can single out naval cooperation. Russian warships regularly call at Singaporean ports," the Russian defense minister said.
He also thanked his Singaporean counterpart for attending a meeting of the Russian and ASEAN defense ministers and for taking part in the 5th Moscow International Security Conference to be held on April 27-28 as well as for a decision to deliver a speech at the conference’s plenary session.
"The Russian-Singaporean relations rest on solid traditions of friendship and have a rich history. I would like to note that our states have established a good political dialogue," Shoigu said.
He suggested discussing prospects for military and military-technological cooperation and for laying down legal foundation for reciprocal interaction.
"We hope that the talks will contribute to strengthening friendly ties between our armed forces," Shoigu concluded.