Moscow. November 11. INTERFAX.RU-the Russian Government offers to sign an agreement with Sudan on the establishment of a logistics support point for the Navy in this country, according to a decree signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, published on the legal information portal.
Russia and Sudan have previously discussed the draft document. "The Republic of the Sudan expresses the consent of the Russian Federation to create and deploy a logistics support point on the territory of the Republic of the Sudan, as well as to develop and modernize its infrastructure for repairs, resupply and recreation of crew members of Russian warships," the document says, which, as noted, was previously agreed by the parties.
Russia will be able to place ships with a nuclear power plant at the naval station in Sudan, the maximum number of personnel at the point is 300 people, according to the draft agreement between the two countries.
The maximum number of Russian warships that are allowed to stay in the area at the same time is set: four units, including warships with a nuclear power plant, subject to compliance with nuclear and environmental safety standards.
The agreements are defensive in nature. "This agreement is valid for 25 years and is automatically extended for subsequent 10-year periods, if none of the parties at least one year before the expiration of the next period notifies the other party in writing through diplomatic channels of its intention to terminate it," the draft agreement, which, as noted, the parties have previously agreed.
According to the documents, the Russian Federation will receive a land plot for work.
Russia is ready to supply weapons and military equipment to Sudan free of charge for the organization of air defense of the Russian Navy point in this country.
Earlier it was reported that the Sudanese authorities offered Russia to create a base on the Red sea. In March 2018, it was reported that Russia and Sudan plan to exchange visits of warships and aircraft. The countries were preparing an agreement on military cooperation, which includes visits by warships and military aviation.
- Sudan is not going to get off the USA terror state list by doing this.
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