China Officially Announces Participation in Russian Military Exercisess

Russian Northern Fleet military engineers hold exercise to ensure passage of military hardware in Arctic

A statement released by the Chinese Ministry of Defense said that the Chinese military will participate in joint military exercises in Russia.

China’s Ministry of Defense says that the participation in the exercises is part of a bilateral cooperation agreement with Russia.

The Chinese Ministry of Defense has also stated that the purpose of these military exercises is to deepen cooperation with other countries’ militaries.

According to foreign news agency, the joint military exercises in Russia will continue from August 20 to September 5.

The foreign news agency has said that the army of India, Belarus, Mongolia, Tajikistan and other countries will also take part in these exercises.

The foreign news agency also says that this is the second military exercise between China and Russia this year.