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10th annual international Warrior Competition begins

By JT - Apr 30,2018 - Last updated at May 01,2018

The 10th annual international Warrior Competition opens at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre on Monday (Petra photo)

AMMAN – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat, on Monday inaugurated the 10th annual international Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre (KASOTC), which features 40 teams from 25 friendly countries, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

KASOTC Director General Col. Osama Zu'bi explained that the centre is the main focus of advanced technologies, rehabilitation and preparation of qualified units armed with knowledge and tactics to work in areas of conflict.

He said that the competition is an important military event which provides a real opportunity to build friendship and partnership between the participating teams at the individual and collective level, commending those who are working hard to protect their countries and peoples around the world.

Group photographs were taken of Freihat alongside all participating teams featured in front of the podium with their national flag.

The ceremony was attended by the KASOTC chairman, ambassadors and accredited military attachés to the Kingdom, officers of Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, security services and civilian officials. 

The Warrior Competition is an international event held annually to promote joint work and team spirit, and to measure ability and endurance factors under psychological and physical pressure factors, Petra reported.

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