Selenga 2017, joint Russia-Mongolia exercise, will be held in Mongolia

Selenga 2017, joint Russia-Mongolia counter-terrorist exercise, will be held in Mongolia from the late August to the early September.

The number of forces involved in the exercise will be approved in course of the planning conferences, which are to take place in 2017.

In 2016, the Selenga exercise was held at the Burduny training complex on August 29-September 7.

Joint Russia-Mongolia force grouping performed joint tactic actions in course of the counter-terrorist operation.

The exercise is held annually starting from 2008. Russian and Mongolian military servicemen were practicing searching, blocking and eliminating simulated illegal armed formations in course of the exercise.