Sergey Logophoto: Alexei Nikolsky / RIA Novosti
The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu proposed to NATO countries to participate in international games Army (army). About it reported in a press release received by the editors”.ru”.
The Ministry of defence sent this year a proposal to play 90 States, including members of the Alliance. According to Shoigu, over the past five years the games were attended by over 20 thousand troops from 40 countries. Only in 2020 it is expected the arrival of 250 teams with a total of six thousand people. It is known that in the Russian Armed forces are now undergoing the qualifying stages of the games with the participation of about 50 thousand people.
In the past year, Shoigu said that NATO countries did not send delegations to participate in international games Army because of the reluctance to admit the shortcomings of their equipment.
Army combat training competition of the Russian military and their colleagues from other countries — this year will be the sixth time from 23 August to 5 September.
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