04.05.07 20:58

Annual military exercise Galkan - 2007 held in Turkmenistan

A large-scale annual army tactical exercise code-named Galkan-2007 was held in Turkmenistan ahead of the national holiday, Victory Day. The exercise was held at the Northern Kelete training ground of the Ministry of defence of Turkmenistan, near the village of Kelete.

The President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan, army general Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov attended the tactical exercise. Heads and military attaches of the diplomatic missions accredited in Turkmenistan, members of Turkmen government, representatives of public organizations, local and foreign press were invited to observe the exercise.

All combat arms of the National Army of Turkmenistan as well as modern military hardware were engaged in the exercise. At the end of the exercise, the president of Turkmenistan said that the most distinguished soldiers and officers would be recommended for a decoration.

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