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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
17-December-2013 17:48 IST
Indo-Russian Joint Military Exercise

  The 13th meeting of the India Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation was held in Russia on 18 November, 2013. The meeting was co-chaired by Raksha Mantri and the Defence Minister of the Russian Federation. During the meeting, both sides held discussions on a number of bilateral issues relating to defence cooperation.

The Armies of India and Russia have been periodically conducting joint exercises. The 5th joint exercise between the Armies of both countries was held in Rajasthan between 17 & 28 October, 2013. Such exercises are conducted at mutual convenience.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri Dhruva Narayana and others in Lok Sabha today.

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