On June 14, the international exercises Slavic Brotherhood 2019 started in Serbia with the participation of Russia and Belarus.
According to the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry, the joint exercises of the three countries will be held until June 27. About 600 troops will participate in them.
About 200 paratroopers from Russia, 300 soldiers from Serbia and up to 60 military from Belarus participate in the exercise. The exercises will involve more than 50 units of wheeled and tracked military equipment.
"At the first stage of the exercise, coordination of units and tasks on counter-terrorist tactics will be carried out, and the exercise on airborne and fire training will be held," the Ministry noted.
In 2018, the exercises Slavic Brotherhood were held in the Krasnodar region of Russia. About one thousand soldiers attended the event. In 2017, the exercises were held in Belarus. They also involved more than 1 thousand troops.