"Eager Lion" Drill Kicks off in Jordan with Participation of KSA and a Number of Countries

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Amman, Aug. 25, 2019 -- The "Eager Lion 2019" military exercise started here today and will last on September 5, 2019, with the participation of the Saudi armed forces and a large number of Arab forces.
Commander of the Saudi forces participating in the exercise Brig. Gen. Jaafar bin Hadi Al-Qahtani said that the exercise aims to achieve many objectives, including developing the participants' ability to plan and execute joint operations, and exchange experiences between the Saudi armed forces and their counterparts in other forces.
--SPA
18:49 LOCAL TIME 15:49 GMT
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