Russian top brass arrives in Belarus to check troop preparedness for drills

Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces

© APA | Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces

# 09 February 2022 11:09 (UTC +04:00)

Chief of the Russian General Staff General Valery Gerasimov has arrived in Belarus to check the preparedness of Russian troops for the Union Resolve drills, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

According to the ministry, the drills come as the final stage of the troop inspection that kicked off in January based on a decision made by the presidents of Russia and Belarus.

The Union Resolve drills will be held at the second stage of the inspection on February 10-20, with troops practicing ways to repel external aggression, combat terrorism and protect the interests of the Union State.

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