Vietnamese chemical contingent at last year's contest

The competitions will also take place in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Sri Lanka.

Held for the first time in 2015, Army Games 2020 is expected to be the largest multilateral military event this year with over 440,000 soldiers taking part, an eight-fold increase from 2019.

Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu said the International Military-Technical Forum 2020 will also be held during the period.

Vietnam joined the Army Games for the first time in 2018 with three teams. Its participation in the event this year is expected to further deepen traditional friendship between the two armies and peoples.

Source: VNA