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21 Jun 2017

Chinese armored personnel carriers to enter service with Belarus Armed Forces

MINSK, 21 June (BelTA) – The most advanced Chinese wheeled armored personnel carriers will enter service with the Armed Forces of Belarus, BelTA learned from the website of the Belarusian Defense Ministry.

In accordance with the agreement between the Belarusian Defense Ministry and the Chinese Ministry of National Defense on gratuitous military and technical assistance, the delivery of another installment of the equipment will begin on 21 June. The Belarusian Armed Forces will receive the latest armored vehicles CS/VN3 produced in Chongqing.

Representatives of the Belarusian Armed Forces were in China to undergo training in maintenance and use of these vehicles at the factory.

It is not the first instance of the gratuitous military and technical assistance from China. The Belarusian Armed Forces received the ceremonial cars FAW HongQi L5 in spring 2015 and the high mobility vehicles EQ2050 Mengshi DongFeng a few years earlier.

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