Kazakhs, Tajiks hold joint counter-terror exercise

Staff Report


DUSHANBE – Kazakhstani-Tajik joint counter-terrorism exercises for special forces began November 7 in the Ramit Gorge, 40km east of Dushanbe, CA-News.org reported, quoting the Tajik Defence Ministry press office.

"During the exercises, which end November 18, (the forces) will learn skills for fighting terrorist groups in a mountainous setting," the statement said.

More than 100 Kazakhstani and Tajik troops will participate. Tokhir Kahirullayev, deputy commander of Tajik mobile troops, will lead the exercise.

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