Putin orders defence ministry to sign deal on Russian Navy logistics hub in Sudan: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the defence ministry to conclude an agreement with Sudan on setting up a Russian naval facility in the African country, TASS news agency reported on Monday, citing an order.

Reuters November 17, 2020 00:11:20 IST
Putin orders defence ministry to sign deal on Russian Navy logistics hub in Sudan: TASS

Putin orders defence ministry to sign deal on Russian Navy logistics hub in Sudan TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the defence ministry to conclude an agreement with Sudan on setting up a Russian naval facility in the African country, TASS news agency reported on Monday, citing an order.

Russia plans to create a logistics hub for its navy in Sudan, which will accommodate up to 300 troops and staff.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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