Taking into account the experience of countering terrorist tactics: SCO exercises Peaceful Mission 2021 started near Orenburg
At the Donguz training ground near Orenburg, the anti-terrorist exercises of the countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) "Peace Mission 2021" started. Today, in a solemn atmosphere, their opening took place, which was attended by the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin.
About it сообщает Orenburg news agency RIA56.ru, also publishing a video from the scene.
In his welcoming speech, Lapin stressed that after the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, the situation in Central Asia became more alarming and tense.
- he said.
The military of the SCO countries will work out interaction, taking into account the emergence of new weapons systems and the experience of countering the tactics of terrorists from illegal formations operating in the Middle East and Central Asian region.
More than five thousand servicemen from nine countries will take part in the maneuvers.
Earlier, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke about the upcoming SCO exercises, which will take into account the experience of military operations in Syria.
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