MANILA, Philippines — Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. went aboard one of the three Russian warships docked in Manila for a five-day goodwill visit.

Madrigal conducted a shipboard tour on guided missile cruiser Varyag, the Armed Forces said Monday.

The Admiral Varyag, along with large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleev and large sea tanker Boris Botuma arrived at the port of Manila on Sunday.