MOSCOW, February 2. /TASS/. The Russian-Serbian peacekeeping exercises will be held in Serbia in the first quarter of this year, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.
The joint tactical peacekeeping exercises involving special task force of the Russian Airborne Troops and the Special Brigade of the Serbian Army are due to be held in Serbia in the first quarter of 2016," says the press service report obtained by TASS.
On Tuesday a delegation of Russian paratroopers has left for Belgrade to take part in a conference on planning joint exercises, the press service said.
Russian Airborne Troops commander Vladimir Shamanov earlier spoke about their plans to take part in the joint exercises with Serbia, Egypt and India. According to him, Russian paratroopers are also expected to hold joint exercises with their Belarusian counterparts three times this year.