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Russia's Sergei Shoigu declares International Army Games 2018 open

The International Army Games 2018 at Patriot Park in Moscow region was declared open by Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, an Army official said.


PTI Last Updated at 30 Jul 2018, 01:07 IST Russian Federation
Russia's Sergei Shoigu declares International Army Games 2018 open
  • The opening ceremony was attended by about seven defense ministers and a number of delegations led by Chiefs of Staff yesterday, the official said. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The International Army Games 2018 at Patriot Park in Moscow region was declared open by Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, an Army official said.

Indian teams are taking part in two major competitions-- Tank Biathlon event at Alabino ranges, Moscow region and Elbrus Ring competition in Caucasus mountains--the official said.

The games are being held from July 28 to August 11 at 24 training grounds in seven countries namely Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, and Russia. It is for the first time that Armenia and Iran are co-hosting events of the Army Games.

The opening ceremony was attended by about seven defense ministers and a number of delegations led by Chiefs of Staff yesterday, the official said.

Indian Ambassador to Russia, Pankaj Saran along with Indian attaches attended the ceremony.

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