Russian ships arrive in South Korea for naval exercise

Other News Materials 29 September 2008 14:30 (UTC +04:00)

Two Russian ships have arrived in South Korea to take part in joint anti-terror naval exercises, a Russian border guard spokesman said on Monday, RIA Novosti reported.

The joint exercise will take place from September 29 through October 2.

The exercise will see two Russian ships and three South Korean vessels, as well as speedboats and special task forces from both countries, rehearse interaction in fighting crime at sea, the pursuit and detention of a vessel seized by terrorists, freeing hostages, and a range of rescue operations

The Russian ships taking part in the exercise are the patrol boat Shkiper Gek and the coast guard vessel Korsakov, from the Primorye Territory.