U.S. interested in Georgia’s infrastructure for withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

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Tbilisi, Georgia, July 10

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has today met with the head of the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), General Paul Selva.

The presidential administration of Georgia told Trend that the parties discussed the political situation in the region, as well as, the prospects for deepening cooperation between Georgia and the United States.

During the meeting, the sides also stressed Georgia's contribution to the mission in Afghanistan.

General Selva also expressed interest in Georgia's transport infrastructure in the context of NATO troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan.

President Margvelashvili, for his part, provided information on the railway and maritime infrastructure.

The parties also stressed the importance of cooperating within the U.S.-Georgia Charter on Strategic Partnership, and the prospect of rapprochement between Georgia and NATO at the Wales Summit.

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