Published 12 July 2022

Myanmar SAC Chairman and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing had a working meeting with Senior officials from Ministry of defense attending on behalf of the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Kuzhugetovich Shoiguat at MOD in Moscow on Monday.

The meeting was attended by SAC Chairman SG Min Aung Hlaing, Joint Secretary of the Council Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo, Commander-in-Chief (Air) General Tun Aung; Senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief, U Lwin Oo, Myanmar Ambassador to Russia and Brigadier General Moe Kyaw of the Myanmar Military Attaché to Russiaand Senior officials from the Russian military.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on ways to enhance existing friendship and military-technical cooperation between the two armed forces. The Myanmar military to continue in participating in defense capabilities competitions and exercises in Russia. The two sides also exchanged views on the current political situation in Myanmar and the ongoing cooperation between the two governments and the two armed forces in various fields, according to MRTV, state broadcaster of Myanmar.