Russian experts who were in Sri Lanka have briefed the military on Air Defence Operations and Combat Engineer Operations conducted by the Russian Army during the fight against ISIS in Syria.
The visiting military delegation presented comprehensive lectures on Air Defence Operations and Combat Engineer Operations conducted by the Russian Army during the fight against ISIS in Syria, the Sri Lanka Army said today.
During the lecture the Russian experts briefed the Wanni Commander on their experiences in Syrian through the conduct of offensive and defensive operations against terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
The Russian delegation, headed by the Chief of Engineering Troops of the Russian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Iurri Stavitskii, was in Sri Lanka on a reciprocal visit to understand operational level functions of the Humanitarian De-mining Unit of the Sri Lanka Army.
A Sri Lankan delegation of three officers and two other ranks, engaged in de-mining work in Sri Lanka visited Russia last June under the existing Military Cooperation Agreement that was signed in 2018.