First joint army drill with Nepal aimed at countering terrorism: China

China has said that its first ever joint military exercise with Nepal, dubbed as “Mount Everest Friendship”, would strengthen the nations’ military ability to coordinate in fighting terrorism and help maintain regional peace, stability and security.

“China and Nepal are two friendly neighbours. I believe it is a good thing for the two countries to expand practical cooperation in various fields and promote common development, including making joint efforts to maintain regional security and stability, through friendly consultations,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang’s Regular said during a briefing.

Named ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017’ by Nepal, the joint military drill began at Nepal Army’s Para Training School in Maharajgunj on Sunday. Read More…

 

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