Islamabad, Pakistan and Russia have made an agreement that could increase the concern of India. According to the agreement between the two countries, Pakistani soldiers will be given training in the Military Institutes of Russia. Both countries have made this agreement to promote bilateral cooperation in the defense sector. Let Russia know that India is considered an evergreen friend but in the last few years, Pakistan has been growing closer to Pakistan.
According to the Pakistan Ministry of Defense, this agreement has been signed after the first meeting of the Russia-Pakistan Joint Military Consultative Committee (JMCC) on Tuesday. The Pakistani Defense Ministry said, “Both countries have signed contracts on recruitment to Pakistani training institutes of Pakistani soldiers.” On behalf of Russia, Deputy Defense Minister Colonel Alexander Alexander and Femin attended the meeting which was on a tour of Pakistan for 6-7 August. JMCC is the largest platform for defense cooperation between Pakistan and Russia.
On behalf of Pakistan, Defense Secretary Lt Gen (retired) Jamir-ul-Hasan Shah represented the JMCC meeting. Prior to this meeting, the Russian delegation also met the Defense Minister in Rawalpindi. During the meeting, both sides discussed bilateral and major international issues, including the situation of the Middle East and Afghanistan.
Pakistani Army spokesman said Colonel Fahmin also met Army Chief General Kamar Javed Bajwa and discussed regional security situation. Let us know that Pakistan is coming closer to China and Russia after the distance from the US. Pakistan is in constant effort to increase military cooperation with Russia. In the beginning of this year, then Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif visited Moscow, during which time there was agreement to increase military cooperation between the two countries. In the past three years, Russia has given 4 Mi-35M fighter and cargo helicopters to Pakistan. Both the countries’ armies have conducted military exercises, citing friendship.