Moscow, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Navy of Russia will place a maintenance base in the Vietnamese port of Camran, in accordance with the stipulated agreements during President Vladimir Putin”s recent visit to that Asian country, reported the local press today. In addition to the approved contracts on military collaboration with Vietnamese leaders, the head of the Kremlin reached a tentative agreement to install those facilities in Camran in 2014, informed Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper.
The installation will allow the Russian Navy to provide maintenance and providing services to their ships of war in transit between the Pacific and the Gulf of Aden, added the newspaper.
With an area of 100 km and airstrips for all types of aircraft, Camran base was used for free by the then Soviet Union since the beginning of the 1980’s.
Full article: Russia will Return to Naval Base in Vietnam (Prensa Latina News Agency)