China, Thailand to hold joint military trainingMay 9th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) Marine forces of China and Thailand will hold a 21-day joint military training in China’s Guangdong province, the Ministry of National Defence sources said.
According to the ministry’s information office, the training codenamed — Blue Commando-2012 — to be held between May 9 and 29 will be conducted in the cities of Zhanjiang and Shanwei following an agreement reached by the two countries’ navies, Xinhua reported Tuesday.
The training, which will feature anti-terrorism and increase mutual understanding of the two forces, will be second of its kind to be held between the two navies’ marine forces since 2010.
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