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Russian Pacific Fleet Pays Port Call

April 06 2012


A task force from Russia's Pacific Fleet is visiting Vietnam this week, reports RIA Novosti.

The Admiral Tributs destroyer, the Pechenega tanker and a rescue tugboat was expected to dock at Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) on Friday and stay there for six days, said a fleet spokesman.

The Russian task force is returning from an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden, where it escorted five convoys of commercial ships, said the spokesman.

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