VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, August 3 (ChinaMil) -- The opening ceremony of the navy competitions of the International Army Games 2017 was held at a training center of the Pacific Fleet of the Russian Navy on August 1.
Navy officers and men from Russia, China, Iran and Venezuela attended the opening ceremony.
Commander of the Pacific Fleet Admiral Sergei Avakyants delivered the opening speech. He also presented gifts to the Chinese naval troops to celebrate the 90th birthday of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) at the ceremony.
The Chinese PLA Navy sent the guided missile frigate Huangshi and a team of marines to participate in the Sea Cup and Seaborne Assault contests of the IAG 2017. This is the first time for the guided missile frigate Huangshi to compete in international military competitions. The Chinese warship arrived at Vladivostok on July 26.
The opening ceremony of the navy competitions of the International Army Games 2017 was held at a training center of the Russian Pacific Fleet in Vladivostok on August , 2017. . (Photo by Chen Xing)