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Iranian military delegation in Moscow to take part in contest

Moscow, 100men Iranian military delegation arrived in Moscow to take part in contest due to be held simultaneously in Iran, Russia, Armenia, Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan Republic in the context of the 30nation International Army Games on August 317.

Some 22 cadets from the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps in tank team, 44 forces from the Navy, 42 rangers from the Army Air Force and 14 police officers will participate in the competitions.

Two fields of diving in depth (hosted by the Navy) and road patrolling (hosted by police) will be held in Kish Island and Tehran.

The 5th International Army Games will be held with the attendance of over 30 countries on August 317.

The first round of the competitions was hosted by Russia and Kazakhstan.

The International Army Games is a Russian military sports event organized by the Ministry of Defense of Russia (MoD).

The annual International Army Games, which have taken place since August 2015, involve close to 30 countries battling it out in dozens of competitions over two weeks to prove which nation has the most military might.

The games have been referred to as the War Olympics.

In addition to the competition, the International Army Games includes a military theme park, a recruitment station, and souvenir shops.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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