Pak-Russia joint military drill ‘DRUZBA 2017’ kicks off

  • 'Joint exercise will focus on counter-terrorism operations, hostage and rescue, and cordon and search operation'
Pakistan

RAWALPINDI – A two-week long joint exercise “DRUZBA 2017” between special forces of Pakistan and Russia Armies started in Minralney Vody, Russia, read ISPR statement.

According to military’s media wing, the opening ceremony was attended by senior military officials of special forces of both countries.

The joint exercise will focus on counter-terrorism operations, hostage and rescue, and cordon and search operation.

“The joint exercise will enhance and further strengthen military ties between both the countries and share Pakistan Army’s experience in war against terrorism,” it added.