Russia formally requests access to Gwadar Port

Pakistan Chinanews54sf56sf56ISLAMABAD: Russia and Pakistan backdoor contacts have resulted in a major breakthrough, as Russia formally requested access to Gwadar Port and decided to be part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Sources disclosed that a few days ago, the Russian intelligence agency, Federal Security Services, chief made a secret visit to Pakistan and met with different Pakistani high officials. During the meetings, the Russian side stated that it was interested in enhancing defence and military ties with Pakistan, adding that cooperation between intelligence agencies of the two countries would also be reshaped.