An admiral inspection ceremony on the Russian destroyer Admiral Panteleyev off the waters of Belawan during a joint exercise between the Indonesian Navy, the Russian Navy and Association of Southeast Asian Nations members. Photo: AFP
An admiral inspection ceremony on the Russian destroyer Admiral Panteleyev off the waters of Belawan during a joint exercise between the Indonesian Navy, the Russian Navy and Association of Southeast Asian Nations members. Photo: AFP
Asean

Asean members, Russia conclude first joint naval exercise amid rising tensions in South China Sea

  • The three day drills off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island were aimed at increasing interoperability between Asean states and the Russian navy
  • Russia and the Southeast Asian bloc held their fourth summit online in October, and the next exercise could take place in Vladivostok

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An admiral inspection ceremony on the Russian destroyer Admiral Panteleyev off the waters of Belawan during a joint exercise between the Indonesian Navy, the Russian Navy and Association of Southeast Asian Nations members. Photo: AFP
An admiral inspection ceremony on the Russian destroyer Admiral Panteleyev off the waters of Belawan during a joint exercise between the Indonesian Navy, the Russian Navy and Association of Southeast Asian Nations members. Photo: AFP
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