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MOSCOW, September 12 (Itar-Tass) - Sixty members of the military diplomatic corps arrived in Samara, central Russia, on Thursday to learn how Russian peacekeepers are trained, Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin, asistant to the commander of the troops of the Central Military District (CMD), told Itar-Tass.
"Sixty generals and officers of foreign military attache offices accredited in Russia have arrived in Samara. These are representatives of Austria, Algeria, Belgium, Brazil, Britain, Germany, Egypt, Israel, India, Iran, Spain, Kuwait, Malaysia, Serbia, the United States, Ukraine, Finland, France, Switzerland, Republic of South Africa, and other countries," Roshchupkin said.
He said the program for the tour was planned for two days. Guests would attend a briefing with the command of the CMD and the Samara combined-services force and familiarize themselves with the location and everyday activities of the Samara-based peacekeeping brigade. They would watch field practice in combat training and drill, and tour an exhibition of military hardware and armament.