Russia, Belarus, Serbia take part in “Slavic brotherhood” military training


June 12th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

Izvestia – By Inessa Sinchougova

Military training termed “Slavic Brotherhood – 2017” has started off in Belarus.

The exercise is attended by Russia, Belarus and special forces operations of Serbia.

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The servicemen of the three countries will practice exercises to address counter-terrorism objectives, says Colonel Alexei Sgibnev.

“This morning, the first stage of the active phase of the maneuvers began – preparation of a multinational battalion tactical group to carry out counter-terrorism tasks in a designated area, overcoming water obstacles” – Sgibnev said.

He also noted that in the second part of the training, a helicopter search-and-assault team exercises will be practised.  

The training takes places between June 6 and 11th, and the second stage between 12 to 14 June.

The exercise involves more than 1 thousand military personnel from Russia, Belarus and Serbia. Also involved over 150 units of Russian and Belarussian military technology.

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