Warships of the Chinese Navy entered Novorossiysk port
(Source: Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation) 2015-05-12
Ship grouping of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, including Lin Yi and Way Fan guard ships arrived at the Novorossiysk Navy base with official visit.
Entering the Tsemesskaya bay, National salute has been performed by crews of the Chinese ships and by the Novorossiysk Navy base coastal battery.
Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Vice Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Chinese Navy Vice Admiral Du Jinchen, and local authorities met the Chinese seamen at the 34th quay site of the Novorossiysk embankment.
Crews of the Chinese Navy ships jointly with the Novorossiysk servicemen will participate in festive events devoted to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
Crews of the Chinese Navy ships jointly with the Russian Navy ships are supposed to move to the Mediterranean in order to conduct Russian-Chinese joint exercise “Naval Interaction-2015”
The joint exercise will start in Novorossiysk on May 11.