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Russian, Chinese, Iranian Forces To Drill Together In Syria, Say Reports

June 19 2012


Iranian media say Syria will host a joint military exercise with Russia, China and Iran in July, reports UPI.

Around 90,000 troops from the four countries will participate in land, air and sea maneuvers off the Syrian coast, according to sources cited by Iran's semi-official Fars news agency.

Air defense and missile units will reportedly be involved, as will around 400 warplanes and 1,000 tanks.

The account has not been confirmed by the Iranian government.

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