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KHABAROVSK, September 02, /ITAR-TASS/. Russian military units that took part in the Peace Mission 2014 international exercise of member-states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will return from China’s Inner Mongolia province to the places of permanent stationing by September 4, the press officer of Russia’s Eastern Military District said Tuesday.
“Units of the Eastern Military District are returning to Russia and their return will be completed by September 4,” said Colonel Alexander Gordeyev, the press officer. The mixed aircraft group including a Sukhoi-25 assaulter and eight MI-8 helicopters have already arrived on their base in the Far-Eastern Primorsky (Maritime) territory.
Also, two trains carrying servicemen and combat vehicles have returned from China. Another two trains will leave Inner Mongolia later Tuesday.
All in all, Russia committed more than 900 servicemen, 130 combat vehicles and twelve aircraft to the exercise.
Peace Mission 2014 was the biggest ever exercise held under the auspices of the SCO since its formation 2001. It brought together more than 7,000 servicemen and almost 500 units of defense technology.