MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. A delegation from Myanmar that arrived in Moscow to attend the 8th Moscow Conference on International Security visited Russian defense military-industrial enterprises and examined their production, Russian Defense Minister, Army General Sergey Shoigu said at a meeting with Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services of Myanmar Min Aung Hlaing.
"I have learnt that the Myanmar delegation visited Russian military-industrial complex enterprises and examined their production and the manufacturing potential. Now you have an independent opinion on our capabilities," he said.
Shoigu pointed out that Russia considers Myanmar to be a reliable ally and strategic partner in Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific.
"Russia-Myanmar cooperation in the military and military-industrial spheres is gradually expanding, in part because of your personal contribution in strengthening our bilateral ties. I am certain that today’s talks will enhance the cooperation between the defense agencies of our countries,"
The 8th Moscow Conference on International Security is held on April 23-25. Its agenda includes the most significant issues arising when formulating approaches to the international security, exchange of opinions on the modern military dangers and threats, including the modernization of the arms control system. The participants will discuss the situation in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Defense Ministers from at least 35 countries and more than 1,000 experts from 100 states are attending the Conference.