Georgian Defense Minister to visit US and discuss military cooperation

Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania will pay an official visit to the U.S on August 19, he said making this statement to the media today.

Alasania said that he received an invitation to visit the U.S from his American counterpart during a meeting in Brussels, where Alasania participated at the NATO ministerial meeting.

According to him, the U.S. side confirmed its readiness to intensify cooperation militarily.

“The U.S will assist Georgia in the training of the Armed Forces not only to hold operations abroad, but also to strengthen Georgia’s defensive capacity,” Alasania said.

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