SCO’s Multilateral Military Drill TSENTR-2019 To be Held in Russia in September
The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) multilateral military exercise ‘TSENTR-2019’ is scheduled to be held from 10 September to 21 September at Orenburg in Russia.
India will be participating in “Ex TSENTR (Centre)” for second time in a row after becoming a full member of the SCO in June 2017 along with Pakistan.
Apart from all the 8 SCO member-states (People’s Republic of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan), Russia has also invited Iran, Mongolia, Turkmenistan and Belarus to participate in the 12 day exercise.
The purpose of the exercise is execution of fighting international terrorism and providing security in Central Asian Region.