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South Africa hosts joint maritime workouts involving China and Russia

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A joint maritime navy train is underway in South Africa involving China and Russia together with the South African navy.

The multilateral naval drills, named as Train Mosi II, are scheduled to final till the twenty seventh of February.

In response to an announcement revealed on Sunday by the ministry of defence, the 

“The joint naval drill of China, Russia and South Africa is wealthy in content material, together with a dozen drill topics similar to anti-piracy, air defence, and helicopters touchdown on one another’s ships. The joint train will certainly assist the three events deepen mutual belief, additional promote their cooperation in safety, enhance their capability to collectively preserve maritime safety, and make nonetheless higher contributions to world peace”, stated Huang Zhongxin, commander of the forty second Escort Formation of Chinese language Navy, throughout a speech after arriving in Richards Bay on Sunday. 

The primary joint maritime train involving naval forces from China, Russia and South Africa befell in Cape City in November 2019.