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Russia to conduct military drills next month with Uzbekistan, Tajikistan near Afghan border

Russia has said it will conduct military drills next month with Tajikistan and Uzbekistan near the border with Afghanistan where the Taliban have launched offensive against Afghan government troops. Russian Defence Ministry said that the joint drills will take place August 5-10 at the Kharbmaidon training ground in Tajikistan near the Afghan border.

Alexander Lapin, commander of the Central Military District, said that the troops will run drills to defeat illegal armed units that invaded the territory of an allied country. Defence Ministry said, troops from a Russian military base in Tajikistan and the Central Military District will take part in the games.

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