Units of the Armed Forces of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic arrived at the Sergeevsky training ground of the Eastern Military District in the Primorsky Territory to participate in the joint Russian-Laotian exercise Laros 2021.
Lao military personnel arrived at the Knevichi airport by Military Transport Aviation of Aerospace Forces aircraft of the Russian Ministry of Defence and have already completed customs procedures
A warm welcome was organized at the airport with bread and salt according to Russian tradition. A military band and creative teams of the combined arms association of the Eastern Military District took part in the solemn meeting of the Lao side.
Further, the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Laos made a 135-kilometer journey to the modern autonomous field camp of the Sergeevsky training ground, where a joint exercise will take place.
The joint Russian-Laotian military exercise is aimed at combating international terrorism. During the exercise, the military personnel of the two countries on several ranges using various tactics of modern combat eliminate mock illegal armed groups.