The commander of the Pacific fleet, called for the abandonment of the term «far East»

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Pacific fleet commander Sergei Avakyants urged to abandon the term «far East».

«We have long needed to abandon the term far East, he is not far. It’s just East of Russia. This is the region, the development of which should give impetus to the comprehensive development of our country,» said Avakian, speaking at the opening international of the far Eastern marine showroom.

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