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(TASS) First warship in Russia’s recent history visits Eritrea — fleet

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Friday, 29 March 2024

29 MAR, 06:53

First warship in Russia’s recent history visits Eritrea — fleet

According to the Russian Pacific Fleet, cultural and sporting activities for its navymen will be organized during the port call
Photo from the website of the Russian Ministry of Defense
MOSCOW, March 29. /TASS/. The frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov calling at Massawa port in Eritrea has been the first visit by a Russian warship to the country in Russia’s modern history, the Russian Pacific Fleet said.

"A welcoming ceremony for the Russian vessel on the first ever visit to Eritrea in Russia’s history, attended by the African country’s officials and Navy, was held at the port," the fleet said. "The port call by the Pacific Fleet vessel will last a few days after which the frigate will continue accomplishing tasks assigned to it for its long-distance sea voyage," it added.

According to the Pacific Fleet, cultural and sporting activities for its navymen will be organized during the port call. Thus, the crew of the frigate will have a sightseeing tour, and teams made up of crew members will play friendly matches against the host side.







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