China-Mongolia "Steppe Partner-2024" joint army training concludes

China Military Online
Huang Panyue
2024-05-21 17:28:41

By Wang Lijun and Zhang Dongpan

SAINSHAND, Mongolia, May 21 -- On the afternoon of May 19, local time, the closing ceremony of the China-Mongolia "Steppe Partner-2024" joint army training was held at a training ground in Dornogovi Province of Mongolia.

The closing ceremony started at around 1:00 p.m., local time. After aflag-raising ceremony, relevant leaders of both sides and guests delivered brief speeches and announced the official conclusion of the execution stage of the joint training.

Prior to the closing ceremony, a field exercise was held and the Chinese and Mongolian commanding officers inspected the participating troops. A party was held following the closing ceremony.

This is the first joint training between the armies of the two countries, with a focus on how to deal with the activities of illegal armed groups. The training aims to further deepen the strategic mutual trust and pragmatic cooperation between the two militaries and inject positive energy into regional peace and stability.

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