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China sent troops to Russia to participate in the Armi-2020

China will send to Russia the military to participate in international games army army 2020, said on Thursday the official representative of the Ministry of defense of China, Ren Guoqiang.

"The approval of the Central military Council of the land and naval forces of the people's liberation army of China will send to Russia the staff to participate in the International army games army 2020, which will be held from 29 August to 5 September," - said at a briefing Ren Guoqiang.

He stressed that the move is aimed at further strengthening of the strategic cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries.

Earlier, the head of the main Directorate of combat training of the Russian Armed forces Colonel-General Ivan Buvala said that Iran, India, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and Sri Lanka refused to perform on its territory the stages of the international army games in 2020 because of the epidemic coronavirus infection.

He added that in 2020 in the framework of the army was scheduled 30 contests in 11 States. As a result, six contests will be held in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Uzbekistan, 24 - in Russia.

International military games held in 2020 for the sixth time. They will begin on 23 August along with the forum "Army" and will end on 5 September. Earlier, Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported that this year the games were invited 90 countries, including incoming NATO. It is expected that there will arrive 250 teams, only about 5 thousand people.