Russia Today reports that China and Russia agreed this past weekend to hold a joint naval exercise in the Mediterranean Sea.
Since they’re both there and all. It will be interesting to see where they hold the exercise. Presumably they will steer clear of any area in which they would excite the territorial-claims concern of Greece and Turkey. That may or may not eliminate the waters between Cyprus and Syria. I suspect the Russians would avoid that area; it would be an “in your face!” gesture at Turkey to have the exercise there: the use of a card Russia doesn’t need to play just yet. Continue reading “Great news: Russia, China to hold joint naval exercise in the Med”