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China, Singapore joint army training concludes

Updated: Nov 9,2014 6:54 PM     Xinhua

NANJING — A joint military training exercise by China and Singapore concluded in east China’s Jiangsu province on Nov 9.

Seventy personnel each from the two armies took part in the eight-day training, dubbed “Cooperation 2014,” which started on Nov 2 with professional seminars, armament displays, and tactics presentations.

They were organized as an infantry company to complete a live-fire combat mission in a mountainous environment on the morning of Nov 9.

Cai Yingting, Commander of the Nanjing Military Area Command, told reporters that the exercise has evolved to conventional security scenarios, conducted with live fire and participation by combat divisions.

Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence of Singapore, said that the exercise will enhance relations between the two armed forces.