Russia, U.S. to sign 2007 military cooperation plan

Other News Materials 30 October 2006 18:13 (UTC +04:00)

(RIA Novosti) - Russian and U.S. top brass will sign Monday a military cooperation plan for 2007, a Russian senior military official said.

Yury Baluyevsky, chief of the General Staff of Russia's Armed Forces, and Peter Pace, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is on a four-day official visit to Russia, have met in Moscow to discuss the development of military relations and the situation in crisis regions of the world, reports Trend.

"We will sign a document at the end of the meeting to determine how we can cooperate in the coming year," Baluyevsky said.

He said Pace and he shared similar views on the situation in different parts of the world, and called for peaceful solutions to international conflicts.

General Pace said, in turn, that despite some problems between Russia and the U.S., he was sure compromises were attainable.