Russian ambassador, Armed Forces chief discuss development of military, technical cooperation

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Russian Federation Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev paid a courtesy call on Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief General Felimon Santos Jr. on February 17.

“The discussion was focused on the development of military and military-technical cooperation,” the Russian embassy said.

“The meeting was an introductory courtesy call requested by Ambassador Khovaev to General Santos who assumed the position on January 4. The AFP accorded arrival and departure honors to the Russian envoy which is customary in all diplomatic visits,” AFP said.