MOSCOW, March 30. /TASS/. A military delegation headed by deputy commander of the Beijing Military Area Command of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China, Lieutenant-General Bai Jianjun will pay a visit to the Central Military District of Russia from April 1 to 3.
"The delegation will meet the Central Military District command in Yekaterinburg, as well as visit the district’s formations and units, stationed in the Samara region," assistant troops commander of the district Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin told TASS on Monday.
The Chinese military will familiarise themselves with the practices of snap checks of combat readiness of Russian military units and formations, as well as integrated combined-arms and joint-service operational training, he said.
The latest large-scale combat readiness snap check of Russian troops passed earlier this month. The exercise involved the Northern Fleet, a number of force groupings of the Western Military District and Airborne Forces. The manoeuvres involved some 80,000 troops, 80 warships and submarines, more than 220 warplanes and helicopters.