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The Russian defense Ministry has invited military personnel 90 countries, including NATO countries, to participate in international games Army 2020. This was announced by the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation General of the army Sergei Shoigu at a meeting of the organizational Committee on preparation of Games.

“This year, invitations are sent to 90 countries, including NATO members,” said the defense Minister.

According to Sergei Shoigu, in five years the Games were attended by over 20 thousand representatives of the armies of 40 countries.

The Minister of defense said that this year is expected the arrival of 250 teams with a total number of 6 thousand people.

At the moment in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation pass in the qualifying stages of the Games.

“Currently, the qualifying events attracted approximately 50 thousand Russian soldiers”, — said the head of the military Department.

Sergei Shoigu reminded that the sixth Army international Games will go from 23 August to 5 September.

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