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Belarusian paratroopers go to Tajikistan to partake in CSTO joint drills

Belarusian paratroopers have departed for Tajikistan. A special division from Vitebsk will take part in the combat readiness checkup of the troops of the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces of the CSTO member states.

Belarus will allocate about 100 troops and 15 vehicles of the Armed Forces for the joint exercises.

Spot checks of the readiness of the CSTO CRRF began on Tuesday. Taking part in it are troops from Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

Sergey Kuzmenkov, Head of Press Service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus:
The 103rd Guards separate mobile brigade was assigned by the Republic of Belarus to the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces of the CSTO. From this brigade, we allocated the enhanced private mobile company for this checkup. I think that Belarusian military will honorably fulfill the tasks of the checkup.

Belarusian paratroopers go to Tajikistan to partake in CSTO joint drills