Saudi and Chinese armed forces began the “Exploration 2016” joint military exercise on Wednesday.
Special Forces of the Royal Saudi Land Forces and their counterparts in the Red Army were involved in the war games in the Chinese city of Chengdu.
The flags of the two states were raised at the beginning of the launch ceremony. This was followed by a speech delivered by mission leader Lt. Col. Walid Ettalhi, expressing his thanks to friends in the People’s Republic of China for the warm reception and generous hospitality. He stressed that the two countries’ relationship is based on ties of brotherhood, friendship and the great history.