Russian-Pakistan troops to hold ‘First Mountain drills’ in 2016

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Moscow, Jan.23 (ANI): Russia’s Commander-in-Chief General Oleg Salyukov has announced that Russia will hold its first ever military exercises with Pakistan in the coming year.

The Russian Army is scheduled to hold seven international drills in 2016, including the ‘the first ever Russian-Pakistani special drills in mountainous terrain’reports Dawn.

Salyukov added that the Russian Army will also hold joint anti-terror command and staff exercises of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, as well as a Russian-Vietnamese exercise.

Pakistan and India both joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in July 2015.(ANI)

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