MINSK, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 15th Aug, 2018 ) :Head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, First Deputy Defense Minister of Belarus Oleg Belokonev is expected to discuss the development of cooperation in joint military training during his official visit to China, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Defense Ministry.
The visit will take place on 15-18 August.The plans are to hold talks with Chief of the Joint Staff Department of the Central Military Commission of China Li Zuocheng. The parties will discuss cooperation in the areas such as joint military training, military education, and also interaction in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the ministry informed.
On 17 August Oleg Belokonev is expected to observe the active phase of the joint Belarus-China anti-terror exercise Hunting Falcon 2018 in the city of Jinan. He is also expected to attend the official closing ceremony.
The drill is underway in Jinan, Shandong Province on 4-18 August. About 50 servicemen of the special operations forces of the Armed Forces of Belarus are taking part in the exercise. Hunting Falcon is a regular exercise designed to strengthen the partnership between the two armies in counteracting terrorist threats.
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