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The closing ceremony of the joint Russian-Pakistani military exercise “Friendship-2021” took place in the Krasnodar Territory at the Molkino training ground.

About 200 servicemen of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan took part in the exercise.

Before the closing ceremony, the guests were presented with joint demonstration actions of the special forces groups of the two countries in the assault of the conditional settlement “Egorovo”.

Russian weapons and equipment were handed over to Pakistani servicemen. In the course of single training, the Russian side conducted familiarization sessions with weapons and practicing tactical actions for capturing a line, withdrawing a group, covering, evacuating a wounded from the battlefield with firing, as well as providing medical assistance to a wounded.

The exercise ended with joint assault landing operations from an MI-8AMTSh “Terminator” helicopter, storming the city and evacuating the wounded using an armored personnel carrier.

The joint Russian-Pakistani military exercise “Friendship-2021” was held from September 28 to October 09 at the Molkino training ground in the Krasnodar Territory and is aimed at strengthening and developing military cooperation between the two countries.

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The joint Russian-Pakistani military exercise “Friendship” has been held since 2016, both on the territory of the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. On behalf of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, a unit of the engineer regiment and special forces of the 49th combined-arms army of the Southern Military District takes part in the exercise.

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