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US Military Convoy Completes Passage Through Czech Republic – Reports

© Photo : Youtube/RuptlyTVActivists protest US military convoy
Activists protest US military convoy - Sputnik International
The convoy, including 118 Stryker and Humvee (HMMWV) armored combat vehicles, as well as some 520 US servicemen, entered the territory of the Czech Republic by agreement on Sunday.

Stryker vehicles of the US Army’s 2nd Cavalry Regiment roll down the way during the ''Dragoon Ride'' military exercise in Salociai some 178 kms (110 miles) north of the capital Vilnius, Lithuania, Monday, March 23, 2015 - Sputnik International
Stricken Stryker Interrupts US Army Convoy Through Czech Republic
PRAGUE (Sputnik) – A US military convoy returned to its home base in Germany after crossing the Czech territory after the end of the drills in the Baltic states, Czech Republican radio reported Wednesday.

According to the report, the convoy left Prague in the morning and returned to its military base of Vilseck in southern Germany later in the day.

The convoy, including 118 Stryker and Humvee (HMMWV) armored combat vehicles, as well as some 520 US servicemen, entered the territory of the Czech Republic by agreement on Sunday.

A US soldier looks from the armored vehicle Humvee - Sputnik International
Protest Set Against American Convoy in Czech Republic
The passing of a US convoy through the Czech territory triggered a wide range of reaction among the country’s residents, with some cheering the troops and others staging anti-NATO rallies.

Earlier Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov criticized the convoy's passage, remarking on “some countries, that cockily demonstrate their strength at Russia’s borders.”

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