Armenia to hold military drills from March 16-20-RIA cites defence ministry

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armenia's defence ministry on Friday said military exercises involving 7,500 troops would be held in Armenia on March 16-20, the RIA news agency reported.

The ministry said the goal of the exercise was, among other things, to test the combat readiness of troops.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Alex Richardson)