Mongolia-Qatar joint military exercises begin near Ulan Bator

11:22, October 14, 2009      

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Mongolia-Qatar joint military field exercises dubbed "Perfect decision" began near Ulan Bator on Tuesday.

Some 180 Qatari soldiers and about 100 Mongolian servicemen are taking part in the exercises, which will last until Oct. 22, at the Mongolian Armed Forces Five Hills Training Center, about 60 km west of Ulan Bator.

The majority of the Qatari servicemen are graduation cadets of the Military School Ahmed Bin Mohamed. The Mongolian soldiers are from military units for artillery.

The Qatari servicemen will conduct training of military shooting together with their Mongolian counterparts.

Professional instructors from Britain and the United States will conduct training and instructors from the General Headquarters of Mongolia's Armed Forces (GHMAF) will also give lessons during the exercises. Representatives from the U.S. and South Korea are attending the event as observers.

Source: Xinhua
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