Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

09/11/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/11/2020 07:46

Units of the People's Liberation Army of China arrived in the Astrakhan region to participate in the maneuvers 'Kavkaz-2020'

11.09.2020 (16:19)

Two military transport aircraft Y-20 of the Chinese air force with soldiers of the People's Liberation Army of China arrived in the Astrakhan region to participate in the maneuvers 'Kavkaz-2020'.

The unit that arrived in the Russian Federation includes about 100 military personnel and military equipment of the Chinese army. Earlier, an advanced group of Chinese officers was met at a military airfield in the Astrakhan region.

All military personnel arriving in the flight from China were tested for the presence of coronavirus infection. At the airport of arrival, all foreign guests undergo mandatory thermometry, and Russian military medics also monitor the wearing of personal protective equipment and compliance with preventive measures.

Maneuvers 'Kavkaz-2020' will be held on the territory of the Southern Military District from 21 to 26 September.

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