On March 14, 2017, the Commander-in-chief of the Russian Land Forces H.E. Colonel General Oleg Salyukov started his official visit to the Kingdom of Thailand.
The program of the visit includes his meetings with the Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces H.E. General Surapong Suwana-adth and the Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Army H.E. General Chalernchai Sitthisad, as well as visits to a number of the Royal Thai Armed Forces’ facilities. The visit will last until March 18.
This is the first visit of a Russian high-ranking military commander to Thailand in 10 years.