Russia is Peace-Loving State: Russian President Vladimir Putin
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that his country was peace-loving and that the ongoing Vostok-2018 exercises deemed as the largest military drills since the Cold War, were aimed at developing its defence capabilities. Speaking at Tsugol, situated close to the borders of China and Mongolia, Putin said the drills would help boost the country’s internal security capabilities and to extend a helping hand to allies, reports Efe news.
“Russia is a peace-loving state, we do not have and cannot have any aggressive plans, Our foreign policy is aimed at (development of) the constructive cooperation with all the countries interested in that,” Putin said while attending the exercises. He said that 87 observers from 57 countries have been invited to watch the drills. (IANS)