GLOBALink | "Shared Destiny-2021" peacekeeping drill underway in Henan, China

Source: Xinhua| 2021-09-10 16:42:42|Editor: huaxia

ZHENGZHOU, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- An international peacekeeping drill is currently underway in Henan, China.

The exercise is code-named "Shared Destiny-2021."

It is the first time the Chinese military has organized such a multi-national live drill on peacekeeping, with the participation of troops from countries including China, Mongolia, Pakistan and Thailand.

The drills include battlefield reconnaissance, security guarding and patrol, armed escort, protection of civilians, response to violent and terrorist attacks, construction of temporary operation base, battlefield first aid, and pandemic control.

The exercise is scheduled to run through Sept. 15.

It's organized for the purpose of responding to the UN's "Action for Peacekeeping" initiative, promoting practical cooperation and making joint efforts to enhance the peacekeeping standby forces' capability of carrying out tasks.

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KEY WORDS: Peace Mission 2021