Politics • 03 July, 2019

​Kazakhstan hosts Steppe Eagle 2019 international peacekeeping exercise

92 timeviewed

The official closing ceremony of the Steppe Eagle international peacekeeping exercise was held at the Iliiskii training complex under the command of Major General Timur Dandybayev, Kazakhstan's Deputy Minister of Defence. Senior representatives of military and diplomatic corps accredited in Kazakhstan also attended the ceremony, reports the press service of Kazakh Embassy in the UK.

As part of the exercise, military personnel from the United Kingdom, India, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, United States and Uzbekistan jointly worked out various elements of peacekeeping operations.

The tasks included serving at checkpoints, escorting and convoying humanitarian supplies, negotiating with local population, patrolling areas, clearing mined fields and roads, cleaning and providing water and carrying out first aid treatment.

The exercise has been conducted since 2003 in order to improve the peacekeeping skills of the military personnel in the course of performing joint theoretical and practical tasks.


Баннер
Last news

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrives in Hangzhou

President • 12 September, 2019

Astana Media Week forum begins in the capital

Kazakhstan • 11 September, 2019

Tokayev is interviewed by Chinese CCTV channel

President • 10 September, 2019

Kazakh peacekeepers receive UN medals

Kazakhstan • 09 September, 2019

Nigmatulin holds a meeting of the Majilis Bureau

Parliament • 06 September, 2019

Similar news