23/02/2016 12:47

In 2016, Caspian Flotilla ships to visit three foreign ports

Caspian Flotilla ships will visit three foreign ports located in the Caspian Sea water zone in 2016.

According to the Caspian Flotilla Commander Rear Admiral Igor Osipov, participation in Kazakh-Russian naval exercise and Caucasus–2016 strategic command-and-staff exercise are the priority tasks of the Flotilla in 2016. The ships will also pay visits to Bandar Anzali in Iran, Aktau in Kazakhstan and Baku in Azerbaijan as well as participate in the international naval exhibition Adex 2016.

In total, 3-4 ships, including Dagestan and Tatarstan missile ships will participate in the visits.

Moreover, ship detachment of the Islamic Republic of Iran is to visit the Astrakhan port in the second part of 2016.

The Flotilla Commander added that the Caspian Flotilla seamen are to participate in 8 contests of the International Army Games, including the Sea Cup – 2016.