Russia, US to hold anti-terror drill

October 4th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS  

Vladivostok, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and US navies will hold joint anti-terrorism exercises in late October near the Mariana Islands, east of the Philippine Sea, an official said.

The exercise will simulate Russian and US ships liberating a vessel seized by terrorists, Capt. (1st Rank) Roman Martov said.

The US Navy’s guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, which will take part in the drills, left Vladivostok Tuesday after a four-day port visit.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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