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Indian, Chinese militaries to conduct joint exercise

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Indian and Chinese militaries will be engaged in a joint exercise that will involve tactical level operations in an international counter environment, the said on Thursday.

The annual Exercise Hand-in-Hand will commence on December 11 and go on till December 23 at in

The exercise is conducted annually as part of diplomacy and interaction between the armies of and

"The aim of the exercise is to build and promote close relations between armies of both the countries and to enhance the ability of to take contingents of both nations under command," an official release said.

"The exercise will involve tactical level operations in an international counter and counter terrorist environment under UN mandate," it added.

Troops from the Indian side have been selected from 11 SIKHLI of while troops from a unit of Tibetan military district will be taking part.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 19:40 IST
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