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Armies of India, Thailand to commence Exercise Maitree 2018 from Aug 6

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In an effort to foster a spirit of friendship and take defence ties to a new level, Armies of India and Thailand to start joint exercise “Maitree 2018” from August 6 in Chachoengsao Province of Thailand.

“A total of 45 personnel from Indian Army Contingent have moved for Joint military exercise with Royal Thai Army. Both the armies will undertake joint training in Counter Insurgency and Counter Terrorism in Urban and Rural environment under United Nations Mandate,” Indian Army spokesperson Col Aman Anand said.

The joint exercise will conclude on August 19.

The training and readiness of the Indian contingent was reviewed by the General Officer Commanding before induction.

Exercise Maitree is an annual reciprocal training event. Last exercise was held in Himachal Pradesh’s Bakloh in 2017.

By: UNI India

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