Defence Minister: Georgia will continue contribution to global security along with strategic partners

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:36

“Georgia will continue contribution to global security along with strategic partners “– declared Minister of Defence of Georgia Levan Izoria during his visit to the Federal Republic of Germany. Minister of Defence of Georgia attended the pre-deployment training of the Georgian Unit in the Army Combat Training Center in Magdeburg and received positive evaluation about the level of preparedness of the Georgian contingent.

The Georgian delegation led by the Defence Minister Levan Izoria was hosted by the commander of the Training Center who made presentation of the facility and training stages of the Georgian unit. Company of the III Infantry Brigade of the Georgian Armed Forces started trainings with the help of the German instructors in Magdeburg Training Center in January. Training course included mechanized, platoon and company level exercises. The Georgian military unit is ready for the mission and will start the peacekeeping mission under the German command in Mazar-i-Sharif in the nearest future.

During three-day visit to the Federal Republic of Germany, Defence Minister of Georgia will meet his German counterpart Ursula von der Leyen. Meetings are scheduled with the Academic Director of the German Federal Academy for Security Policy (BAKS) in Berlin, Karl-Heinz Kamp and Under-Secretary for Foreign and Security Policy of the Chancellor of Germany Christoph Heusgen.

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