In a First, India-Pakistan to Participate in SCO Counter-Terror Exercise

India and Pakistan will be part of a multi-nation counter-terror exercise in Russia under the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in September 2018. This is the first time the two neighbouring countries will be coming together for counter-terrorism exercise, even though soldiers of India and Pakistan work together under the umbrella of United Nations Peacekeeping Forces.

The military drill will be held in the Ural mountains of Russia and almost all SCO member countries China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the new members India and Pakistan will be part of it. The main aim of the exercise, Peace Mission, will be to enhance counter-terror cooperation among the eight SCO member countries.
Source- The Daily Pioneer

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