Russian troops arrive in China in SCO exercises

Russian troops arrive in China in SCO exercises

Units of the Russian special forces and the mountain shooters arrived in China to participate in joint military exercises within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the representative of the Central Military District, Colonel Jaroslav Roshupkin, said.

According to him, the exercises will be held at a military base near the city of Korla in the Xinjiang Military District.

He added that the event is being attended by members of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China and Russia. The  exercises will last until December 4.

The SCO member states are Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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