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Pak-Russia joint training to strengthen military ties: COAS.

RAWALPINDI -- Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday lauded the joint military exercise with Russia and said joint training is a great forum to reinforce existing relationship between the two militaries.

The statement by the army chief comes as members of Russian ground forces and elements of Pakistani special forces conclude the bilateral Druzhba-III exercise. The joint military drill focused on counter-terrorism training with troops from both countries exchanging hard-learned lessons with each other.

Gen Bajwa visited the National Counter Terrorism Center at Pabbi and also appreciated the participating troops for their dedication, skill and professionalism.

Russian Deputy Head of Mission in Pakistan Valadamir Betezyuk was also present on the occasion.

A video shared on ISPR's Twitter account stated, 'The exercise focused on counter-terrorism training of the Special Operation Forces of Pakistan and Ground Forces of the Russian Federation while exchanging mutual counter-terrorism experiences.'

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Publication:The Messenger (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 6, 2018
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