U.S ready to assist Georgia in designing of new defensive doctrine
Georgia, Tbilisi, October 20 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
U.S deputy minister of defense Alexander Vershbow expressed readiness to assist Georgia to form new defense doctrine. The USA supports Georgia on this regards, Vershbow said in Tbilisi on October 20.
This statement was made at a joint briefing with Georgian first deputy foreign minister Giga Bokeria after a meeting of working security group established within the Strategic Cooperation Charter between Georgia and the USA.
Vershbow said that establishment of concrete doctrine is 'long-term process' and the USA is ready to participate in this process. He supported conducting of reforms in Georgian defense system and expressed readiness to assist Tbilisi.
"Georgia is a serous player. It has great responsibility. Thus, we will assist it to modernize armed forces," U.S deputy defense minister said.
He stressed that if this aid includes establishment of new defensive doctrine in a long-term plan, the USA will assist Georgia via conducting military trainings, preparation and education of military men soon.
In his turn, Bokeria stressed that trainings, education and forming of military doctrine are very important problems for Georgia. U.S aid is very urgent and important. "It is important for the Georgian side to determine defensive plan. We are ready to accept aid of our U.S colleagues with pleasure," he said.
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