Belarus—China military exercise United Shield 2017 launches in Minsk

11 July 2017

Today, a joint anti-terrorist training officially launched in Minsk. The drills are held with the participation of the special forces of Belarus and China.

The military exercise United Shield 2017 will go on for a week. During this time, the special forces of the two countries will hone their skills in shooting, detention of dangerous criminals, and they will exchange experience in conducting special operations.

Upon completing the training, the Chinese military will be given a tour of the historical sites of Belarus. They will visit the Brest Fortress, Khatyn, as well as the Museum of the Great Patriotic War.