Georgia and Turkey discuss joint military exercises

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Georgia, Tbilisi, 16 Feb. / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /

Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania and Chief of Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, Army General Necdet Ozel agreed on issues of conducting joint military exercises at a meeting in Ankara on Saturday, the Georgian Defense Ministry told Trend.

According to the ministry, the meeting discussed matters related to strategic partnership of the two neighboring states, particularly, the future cooperation and joint exercises.

On Saturday, the Georgian delegation also met with representatives of the defense industry of Turkey.
Within the visit, Alasania and delegation members met with the management of the committee for defense and security of Turkish Parliament.

During the meeting, the sides discussed both military cooperation and strategic partnership between the two countries. The Turkish side also expressed its full support for Georgia's aspirations to join NATO.

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