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“For the first time, the International Army Games are being held on the African continent. We are glad that Algeria, our long-standing and time-tested strategic ally, has become the first country to hold the Loyal Friend competition on its territory, ”said the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, speaking at the closing ceremony of the competition.

He noted that the competition was organized at a high level, and that the participants delighted the audience with an honest, uncompromising struggle and bright victories.

“The best military specialists and their faithful friends have shown their training and combat skills. In a fair fight, they competed in their ability to act clearly and harmoniously, to make quick decisions in non-standard situations, “added Colonel-General Alexander Fomin.

Also, the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation presented awards to the winners of the “True Friend”. Competitions were held among men’s and women’s teams. According to the results of the competition, the men’s and women’s teams of Uzbekistan won in the overall standings, the Russian teams took the second place, Belarus took the third place among men, and Algeria among women.

The deputy head of the Russian military department also expressed confidence that the spirit of camaraderie and mutual assistance that reigned on the impromptu battlefields would help strengthen confidence between the two countries and would become the foundation for building mutually beneficial Russian-Algerian cooperation.

The competition was held from 22 to 30 August and consisted of five stages. Teams of dog handlers from Algeria, Belarus, Vietnam, Russia and Uzbekistan took part in the competition.

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