The defense Ministry admitted the return of Russian bases in Cuba

The Russian defense Ministry is considering the return of the military bases in the country, where they were placed in the times of the Soviet Union in Cuba and Vietnam. This was stated to journalists in the state Duma the Deputy Minister of defense Nikolai Pankov, reports TASS.

“We engaged in this work. We see this problem,” — said Pankov, answering the question whether the military to return to base in such countries as Vietnam and Cuba.

The Deputy Minister said he did not want to drill down on this question, writes “RIA Novosti”.

Soviet-and later the military bases were in Cuba, at Lourdes, in Vietnam in Cam Ranh Bay until 2002. In Lourdes was the center of electronic intelligence.