Yekaterinburg: International anti-terrorism exercises with the participation of Russia's military and troops of the People's Liberation Army of China will be held this year, Commander of the Central Military District (CMD) troops Lieutenant-General Yevgeny Ustinov said at a CMD military council meeting in Yekaterinburg, which was attended by RF First Deputy Defence Minister Arkady Bakhin.

According to Ustinov, the manoeuvres are likely to take place this summer or autumn.

In addition, brigade tactical manoeuvres will be held in Siberia and in the Urals this year with motorized infantry and tank formations, as well as a large-scale command post exercise of the Samara army.

"In the planning of combat training events of the district troops particular attention is paid to the multi-service interaction - mostly of motorized infantry and aviation units," Ustinov said on Saturday.


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