Russian Army to hold first mountain drills with Pakistan in 2016

Russian ground forces will hold seven international military drills in 2016, including the first ever military exercises (mountain drills) with Pakistan reported Russian News Agency (TASS).
The Russian Army will also hold the Russian-Vietnamese military exercise.
The joint anti-terror command and staff exercises of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be held.
“The Peace Mission – 2016, the joint drills (codenamed Indestructible Brotherhood), of peace-keeping forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will be held.
CSTO is an 7 nation intergovernmental military alliance of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan. Afghanistan and Serbia have been accorded observer status in 2013. In future, Iran can join CSTO military alliance.
Russia will also participate in The Frontier-2016 joint command and staff drills, the Indra-2016 Russian-Indian exercises and the Selenga-2016 Russian-Mongolian drills will be held.

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