Pakistan confirms participation in Saudi-led military drills

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has confirmed its participation in military exercises in Saudi Arabia along with other Islamic nations. The confirmation came on Monday, a day after the Saudi Press Agency reported that the military forces from 20 countries are scheduled to begin military maneuver in Saudi Arbia.
The news agency described the maneuver, dubbed “Thunder of North,” as the region’s most important military drills involving ground, air and naval forces.