Focused on Combat Terrorism SCO Peace Mission Exercise Culminates

Indian Army

Chebarkul, Russia. The (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) SCO Peace Mission Exercise 2018 culminated August 29 after days of joint training among multinational forces of eight member nations.

In the joint multinational exercise which began on August 24 the SCO nations conducted training focused on combating terrorism.

After intense military training, the joint exercise concluded with multinational forces exhibiting their combat power and dominance over the extremist groups in simulated realistic situation. The closing ceremony showcased the immense talent and unique military ethos of all the member nations.

The closing ceremony was conducted at the drill ground of 255th Inter Services Firing Ranges, Chebarkul, Russia. The senior officials expressed great satisfaction with the high standards achieved in the exercise.

In this fifth edition of SCO Peace Mission Exercise where India participated for the first time, the focus was on conduct of counter terrorist operations in a multinational joint service environment. The exercise provided an opportunity to armies of all nations for greater cultural understanding, sharing experiences and strengthening mutual trust & cooperation.

In a nutshell, the SCO Peace Mission Exercise is going to contribute immensely in developing mutual understanding and respect among SCO member nations in future.

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