Coronavirus is out of control: Norway cancels NATO exercises

US, WASHINGTON (NEWS OBSERVATORY) — Norwegian Armed Forces abolish Cold Response, or Cold Response. According to the head of the army’s operations center, the spread of the coronavirus is out of control. It is better to maintain the combat potential of the military. It can come in handy when hard times come.

Cold Response exercises were supposed to be held from March 12 to March 18. They are attended by over 15 thousand troops.

Earlier, due to COVID-19 , the joint maneuvers of the USA and Israel by Juniper Cobra, or Juniper Cobra, were canceled.

They managed to start on March 3, but after the recommendations of the Ministry of Health of the Jewish state, as well as negotiations between the IDF General Staff and the European command of the US Army, it was decided to stop the exercises.

Other US-Israeli maneuvers of the Eagle Genesis were canceled, as the US unit based in Italy was supposed to participate in them.


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