Georgian Defense Minister invites Afghan leader to Tbilisi

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Georgia, Tbilisi, Nov.26 /Trend N.Kirtskhalia /

Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania in Kabul.

According to Afghan media outlets, Alasania informed the Afghan leader about his visit to his country's troops serving in southern Helmand province, as well as a meeting with Afghan Defense Minister Bismillah Mohammadi.

Alasania described the talks with his Afghan counterpart as efficient.

In addition, on behalf of President Mikheil Saakashvili Alasania invited the Afghan leader to visit Georgia. Hamid Karzai has accepted the invitation gratefully.

According to the Defense Ministry of Georgia, in October, the country increased the number of its troops in Afghanistan up to 1,571 people. Thus, Georgia became the state with the largest contingent within ISAF among non-NATO countries.

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