Government approves entry of thousands of troops, hundreds of military vehicles and helicopters, for planned NATO war games

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The Macedonian Government yesterday approved the entry of the troops that will take part in Swift Response – 22, part of the Defender Europe 22 series of exercises of the US army and various NATO allies.

Over 4,000 soldiers from the US, UK, France, Italy, Montenegro and Albania will take part in the exercise, practicing airborne assault.
The approval is for the entry of 850 military and civilian vehicles, eight planes, 24 helicopters and five drones, as well as various armaments.