Russian soldiers arrive at the train station of the Zhurihe training base, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Aug 16, 2014. A total of some 2,200 troops on Monday arrived at the Zhurihe training base, where "Peace Mission-2014," a drill under the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) framework, will run from Aug 24-29. The drill, which will involve over 7,000 personnel from China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, is expected to hone multilateral decision-making, sharpen joint anti-terror efforts and boost intelligence sharing to ensure regional peace and stability.
The arrival of a Tupelov Tu-134 aircraft with 39 officers from Kazakhstan on Sunday brought to more than 7,000 the number of troops from five Shanghai Cooperation Organization nations participating in Peace Mission-2014.
The "Peace Mission-2014," a multinational drill under the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) framework scheduled for the end of August, will serve to better prepare militaries for anti-terrorism operations.