China News Agency, Orenburg, Russia, September 10 (Reporter Li Chun) On September 10, local time, the Chinese Air Force Y-20 transport plane carrying the second echelon of Chinese air delivery landed at Orenburg 2 Airport.
So far, all the Chinese participating troops participating in the "Peace Mission-2021" SCO member states' joint counter-terrorism military exercise have arrived at the exercise area at the "Dongguz" shooting range in Orenburg Oblast, Russia.
The exercise will be held at the "Dongguz" shooting range in Orenburg Oblast, Russia from September 11th to 25th.
A total of 8 SCO member states, including China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan, participated in this joint anti-terrorism military exercise, with a total force of about 4,000.
Among them, the Chinese participating troops are mainly in the northern theater of the People's Liberation Army, with a total of more than 550 people and 130 vehicles (equipment) dispatched.
Since August 26, Chinese participating troops have adopted multiple delivery methods such as railway and air, and divided multiple echelons for long-distance cross-border delivery.
The four railway transportation echelons drove out of Manzhouli National Gate one after another, and completed the transfer and reloading at Zabaikalsk Station. The overseas long-distance maneuvering distance reached more than 6,300 kilometers.
The Chinese advance team also arrived in Orenburg on September 2 local time on a Yun-20 transport plane.
After the advance team arrived, they established a joint working mechanism with Russia to jointly survey the unloading airports, stations, and exercise areas of the Chinese participating troops, docking information assurance work, and providing favorable conditions for the smooth implementation of subsequent exercise tasks.
It is known that the "Peace Mission-2021" joint exercise is a routine exercise within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. It aims to deepen defense and security cooperation among member states, improve their ability to respond to new challenges and threats, and jointly maintain regional peace. And security.
The exercise is not aimed at a third party and has nothing to do with the regional situation.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a permanent intergovernmental international organization announced in Shanghai, China on June 15, 2001. It currently includes 8 member states, 4 observer countries and 6 dialogue partner countries. This year marks the 20th anniversary of its establishment.
The SCO has developed into an important constructive force in international and regional affairs, and has played an active role in maintaining world peace and regional stability.