“Preparations for the exercise are almost complete,” he said. “All issues related to organization, accommodation of and catering to the participants have been settled.” There will be over 20 catering outlets during the exercise, he added. “A big and beautiful camp has been set at the scene of the exercise. The Russian party provides equipment, food and instructors,” he explained, adding that Chinese chefs would cook for Chinese military.
Places to meet military echelons that will accompany Chinese troops are ready, the general said. “We have also prepared aerodromes to receive Chinese aircraft and places for their deployment.” On Wednesday, July 25, a group of rear officers will arrive at the scene of the exercise to make final preparations, he said.