Pakistan and Russia agreed to hold first-ever joint military exercise

The two nations also agreed to promote joint participation in military exercises and resolve conflicts through diplomatic means.

Created On: Apr 17, 2015 09:30 ISTModified On: Apr 17, 2015 09:48 IST

Pakistan and Russia on 16 April 2015 agreed to hold first-ever joint military exercises as a part of their enhanced defence cooperation.

The agreement was reached during the meet held in Moscow between Pakistan defence minister Khawaja Asif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu.

Main features of the Agreement
• The two nations agreed to enhance cooperation in both defence industry and military training
• They agreed to promote joint participation in military exercises
• They agreed to resolve conflicts through diplomatic means and that use of force must be discouraged and abandoned
• They reached a consensus that a multi-polar world would ensure peace and balance in international relations


Pakistan and Russia in November 2014 during the first-ever visit of a Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoig in 45 years signed a military cooperation agreement to strengthen their defence ties and vowed to translate their relationship in tangible terms.


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एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप

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