Uzbekistan will participate in the Peace Mission-2018 antiterrorist military exercise. The military exercise will be organized by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), This is the first drill since 2010 that Uzbekistan will be attending.
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, currently the Uzbek servicemen are in the Chelyabinsk region, where they are discussing with the colleagues from other SCO member states the preparation for the joint exerciseы.
The joint military drill are said to focus on preventing terror attacks and dismantling terror networks. They have been dubbed “Peace Mission 2018.” The SCO training will be held between the end of August and beginning of September in the Ural Mountains in Russia.