Chinese soldiers to take part in military parade in Minsk

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Chinese soldiers will participate for the first time in a military parade to take place on 3 July, Independence Day in Minsk, reports the press office of Belarusian Defense Ministry.

A total of 4000 troops and over 250 military vehicles and equipment will be involved in the parade.

Russian soldiers will also march in line with the tradition.

The new features will include a Belarus Army female unit and a combined lineup of cadets.

General rehearsals will take place on 22 and 23 June at the crossing of Praspiekt Pieramožcaŭ and Praspiekt Mašerava in Minsk.