On Sunday, Defence Minister S K Shoigu announced that Russian and Belarusian units would take part in major war games in Russia later this year. Shoigu said during a meeting in Moscow with his Serbian counterpart Bratislav Gašić, “We attach a great deal of importance to the joint Slavic Brotherhood-2015 exercises with Belarus, to occur later this year. We’ll make every effort to showcase the professionalism, combat readiness, and skill of our troops”. Gašić said that he’s ready to take part in the upcoming drill, “I’d certainly be happy to join if you invited me to take part in the Russian-Belarusian exercise. This’d provide valuable tactical knowhow for the Serbian forces”.
16 August 2015