NATO to test ‘psychological resilience' of EU capital's residents

Posted On: Nov 27, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

NATO to test ‘psychological resilience' of EU capital's residents

Urban combat training exercises are set to take place across Riga in Latvia for sake of “realistic conditions”
Latvia's capital Riga is set to turn into a mock battlefield for NATO troops over the next few days, the country's military has warned. The drills, which form part of the annual Namejs 2022 exercise, are set to take place in multiple locations across the country's capital between October 5 and 9.
“The National Armed Forces calls on the citizens to treat the ongoing military exercises with understanding. Their aim is to improve the comprehensive national defense capabilities and strengthen regional security,” the military said in a statement.
Over the past few days, authorities have repeatedly warned of the impending exercises, releasing multiple statements on the exact locations of the upcoming events. The Namejs 2022 multinational exercise, held in the country every year since 2014, involves some 8,000 service personnel, with both local forces and NATO's Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia, NATO...

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