MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the Vietnamese national training center “Mieu Mon”, the opening ceremony of two international competitions at once – “Emergency Area” and “Sniper Frontier” took place.
In front of the rostrum of the invited guests of honor, the teams participating in the army competitions marched in a solemn formation.
The Chief of the General Staff and Deputy Minister of Defense of the Vietnamese People’s Army, Colonel General Nguyen Tan Kyong, launched the International Army Games.
The Deputy Chief of the 12th Main Directorate of the Russian Defense Ministry, Rear Admiral Andrei Subbotin, made a welcoming speech. He noted that the “Emergency Area” and “Sniper Frontier” are being held for the first time on the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Holding such competitions makes a great contribution to the development of international cooperation, strengthening of trust between states and military departments.
Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnamese People’s Army, Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Nghia, solemnly presented the coaching staff of the teams with pennants with the symbols of Army-2021.
After that, in the Vietnamese House of Friendship, for the first time in history, guests and participants of competitions were shown on a big screen a video congratulation of Roskosmos cosmonauts from the International Space Station. They wished the participants of the competition good luck and a fair fight, the judges of objective refereeing, and the audience delight in the skill and professionalism of military specialists they saw.
It should be noted that this year teams of friendly states from Laos, Russia, Venezuela, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Mali, Vietnam will take part in the competitions.
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