Senior General receives honorary medals of Russian Defence Ministry

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing holds discussions with Deputy Minister of Defence Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin in Moscow on 23 June afternoon. PHOTO: MNA
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing holds discussions with Deputy Minister of Defence Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin in Moscow on 23 June afternoon. PHOTO: MNA

Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received an honorary medal ‘For Strengthening Military Cooperation’ conferred by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation during his visit to Moscow to attend the 75th Anniversary parade of Victory Day of Great Patriotic War.
The Senior General and party called on Deputy Minister of Defence Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin at his office on 23 June afternoon.
During the meeting, both sides discussed the enhancement of existing friendly relations and improvement of military cooperation between the two countries. They also held talks on Myanmar’s participation in the International Army Games in Russia.
After the meeting, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received the medal ‘For Strengthening Military Cooperation’ conferred by the Deputy Defence Minister. The Senior General was also presented another honorary medal by Deputy Director Vladimir Drozhzhov on behalf of the Director-General of Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (“FSMTC of Russia”).
On 23 June afternoon, the Senior General and party visited the Main Cathedral of the Russian Armed Forces in the Patriot Park at southwestern of Moscow. They also looked around the display of weapons, ammunition, military equipment of World War II period and computer programmes about wars in the museum near the church, according to the report of the Office of the Commander in Chief of Defence Services.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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