Asean members, Russia conclude first joint naval exercise amid rising tensions in South China Sea

Published Dec 04 2021 at 11:30 AM GMT
  • Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have concluded their first joint naval exercise, Indonesia’s navy said on Saturday, as the region faces rising tensions with China.
  • The three-day exercise off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island aimed at increasing interoperability between the Asean member states and the Russian navy in the strategic maritime area.
  • It comes amid rising tensions between major powers in the South China Sea, a resource-rich waterway of geopolitical….



  • Published Dec 4, 2021 11:30 AM GMT