Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

07/20/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/20/2021 08:54

In August, about 1.5 thousand servicemen of Russia and Uzbekistan will take part in a joint exercise at the training ground in the Surkhandarya region

20.07.2021 (15:15)

About 1.5 thousand servicemen of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Uzbekistan will take part in a joint exercise that will be held from July 30 to August 10 in the Surkhandarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The exercises will be held at the Termez training ground in the area bordering Afghanistan, with the involvement of about 200 units of military equipment, including aviation.

Within the framework of the exercise, the military personnel of the joint group of troops will work out issues of ensuring the territorial integrity of the states of the Central Asian region.

The basis of the Russian contingent will be military personnel of the peacekeeping unit and the special purpose brigade of the Central Military District.

Earlier, the Commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, reported that from August 5 to 10, a joint exercise of the military contingents of Russia, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan will be held at the Kharb-Maydon training ground in the Khatlon region of the Republic of Tajikistan, where the Russian side will be represented by units of the 201st military base.