Cameroon has signed an agreement with Russia for military cooperation

Cameroon has signed an agreement with Russia for military cooperation

According to Africa News, citing security sources, the agreement was signed on April 12 and is part of the continuation of military ties between the two countries.

The agreement is also a revision of the military deal signed in 2015.

“On the instructions of Cameroon’s Head of State Paul Biya and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo and his Russian counterpart, General Sergei Shoogou, inked the documents that define this new military cooperation,” read a statement.

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In the 13 page document, the two countries agreed to exchange opinions and information on defence policies and international security, development of relations in the areas of joint training, medicine, topography or military hydrography.

They also agreed to exchange experiences and interaction in peace support operations under the aegis of the United Nations.

The symbolic deal established in Moscow, comes as several countries around the world, withdraw ties with Russia following its on-going invasion of Ukraine.

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