Russia holds separate joint war games with India, Pakistan

September 23, 2016 | By | Reply More

Sep 23, – Russia’s Defense Ministry said about 70 mountain infantry troops arrived in Pakistan Friday to participate in the exercise. The ministry said the drills starting Saturday will help “develop and strengthen military cooperation between the two countries.”

Russia holds separate joint war games with India, PakistanRussian soldiers have arrived in Pakistan to take part in the first joint military maneuvers, just as Russia has hosted Indian troops for counter-terrorism drills.

The maneuvers coincide with a Russian-Indian military exercise launched Thursday at a military shooting range in Russia’s far east, which involve 250 troops from each side.

Moscow and New Delhi maintained close political and military ties during the Cold War, while the U.S. backed India’s neighbor and rival, Pakistan. India has remained a top customer for Russian weapons, but Moscow has also sought to develop ties with Pakistan.

Press journalist for HRO media – Ignacio Damigo reports.

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