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Armenia to hold military drills from March 16-20-RIA cites defence ministry

Ethnic Armenian soldiers gather at their fighting positions near divided Taghavard village in Nagorno-Karabakh region

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Armenia’s defence ministry on Friday said military exercises involving 7,500 troops would be held in Armenia on March 16-20, the RIA news agency reported.

The ministry said the goal of the exercise was, among other things, to test the combat readiness of troops.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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