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Repr of far-abroad countries to watch CIS air defense exercise

Politics Materials 11 August 2011 10:59 (UTC +04:00)
Representatives of Algeria, India and Syria will watch for the first time the Comradeship-in-Arms 2011 exercise of the Air Forces and Air Defense Troops of the CIS member states, Colonel Vladimir Drik, the spokesman for the Air Force of the Russian Federation, told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
Repr of far-abroad countries to watch CIS air defense exercise

Representatives of Algeria, India and Syria will watch for the first time the Comradeship-in-Arms 2011 exercise of the Air Forces and Air Defense Troops of the CIS member states, Colonel Vladimir Drik, the spokesman for the Air Force of the Russian Federation, told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.

"The Comradeship-in-Arms 2011 joint exercise with live firing will be held from August to September 2011," he said. "Servicemen from Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan will participate in the exercise. Representatives of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Moldova and Uzbekistan will be present as observers. Representatives of far-abroad states Algeria, India and Syria will watch the active phase of the exercise," he said.

"The aim of the upcoming exercise is to prepare and drill the functioning of groups of air defense forces of CIS member states in collective security areas in anti-terrorist operations and during armed conflicts," Drik noted.

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