SCO’s Multilateral Military Drill TSENTR-2019 To be Held in Russia in September

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.

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