BRIEF - Burmese military delegation visits Russia

A delegation of senior military officials has left Burma for a visit to Russia, state-run New Light of Myanmar reported on Thursday. Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Burmese military Vice Snr-Gen Soe Win, Lt-Gen Yar Pyae and other unspecified officers left Rangoon on Wednesday, upon an invitation from Alexander Fomin, head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation. The delegation will attend a weapons expo and a military sporting event, the report said.