Russia and Pakistan discuss military cooperation prospects
Chief of the Russian Armed Forces' General Staff, Army General Valery Gerasimov, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan, General Zubair Hayat, met on August 9 in Moscow, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
During the meeting. the two top military exchanged opinions on issues of regional security, the current state and prospects for bilateral cooperation on the military and military-technical trajectories.
Valery Gerasimov thanked Zubair Hayat for the participation of Pakistani teams in the 2018 International Army Games, stressing that they had demonstrated high skills and the will to win.
In addition. the sides confirmed a bid to deepen the dialogue and develop contacts in the defense sector.