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In mid-August, a joint Russian-Chinese operational-strategic exercise “Sibu / Interaction-2021” will be held on the territory of the People’s Republic of China. On behalf of the Russian side, it will be attended by subdivisions of one of the formations of the Eastern Military District (VVO).

The drawing of practical actions by the troops (forces) of the military contingents of the Russian Federation and the PRC will take place at the Qintongxia training ground of the Land Forces of the People’s Liberation Army of China, located in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The exercise is planned to involve combat aircraft, artillery and armored vehicles.

The event will be jointly managed. For this, a joint leadership body will be formed, comprehensive planning will be organized, issues of command and control, situation control, reconnaissance organization, notification, fire engagement of the enemy and information security will be coordinated.

The objectives of the exercise are to strengthen Russian-Chinese relations, comprehensive partnership, and strategic interaction. It is aimed at demonstrating the determination and ability of the two countries to fight terrorism and jointly protect peace and stability in the region.

The total number of troops (forces) taking part in the joint exercise will be about 10 thousand people.

The day before, during a working meeting in Dushanbe, the Head of the Chinese Defense Ministry, Colonel-General Wei Fenghe, invited the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, to come to the active phase of joint exercises that will be held on the territory of the PRC in August 2021.

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