China, Russia to launch joint drill in Moscow

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China’s armed police and the interior forces of Russia will launch a joint anti-terrorism drill in Moscow in early September.

“Cooperation 2007″ will be the first international anti-terrorism exercise for China’s armed police outside China.

The drill was in accordance with the principles of Shanghai Cooperation Organization and related agreements signed by the two countries, said sources from China’s armed police.

The exact date of the drill, which will last three days, has not been announced.

China’s armed police will use military transport planes to send personnel, military vehicles and weapons to the drill site.