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China: Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov attends PLA navy's 70th anniversary celebrations in Qingdao02:01

China: Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov attends PLA navy's 70th anniversary celebrations in Qingdao

China, Qingdao
April 24, 2019 at 08:07 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov remained in the port of Chinese port of Qingdao on Wednesday as the vessel and its crew participated in celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.

The warship arrived in the port on Sunday and joined a naval parade presided over by Chinese President Xi Jinping and attended by 60 naval delegations, including Japan, Australia and the Philippines, on Tuesday.

Celebrations were preceded by Xi Jinping's address to the Chinese People's Liberation Army seamen and naval officers from foreign navies.

The Admiral Gorshkov is the lead ship of the eponymous class of frigate of which two have been completed to date.

China: Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov attends PLA navy's 70th anniversary celebrations in Qingdao02:01
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The Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov remained in the port of Chinese port of Qingdao on Wednesday as the vessel and its crew participated in celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.

The warship arrived in the port on Sunday and joined a naval parade presided over by Chinese President Xi Jinping and attended by 60 naval delegations, including Japan, Australia and the Philippines, on Tuesday.

Celebrations were preceded by Xi Jinping's address to the Chinese People's Liberation Army seamen and naval officers from foreign navies.

The Admiral Gorshkov is the lead ship of the eponymous class of frigate of which two have been completed to date.

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