Earlier on Wednesday, a powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in China's Xinjiang region.
"A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in northwestern China did not affect the International Army Games," the press service said.
The epicenter of the earthquake was more than 100 kilometers (62 miles) away from the Chinese Korla range, where the "Clear Sky" contest was being held, the press service said. The organizers decided not to change the location of the contest, as there was no threat for either the participants or spectators.
The International Army Games 2017, hosted by Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and China, started on July 29 and will last through Saturday. It have been held annually since 2015 at the initiative of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.