Georgian Defense Minister to visit Georgian military contingent in Afghanistan
Georgia, Tbilisi, June 11 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Georgian Minister of Defence will soon visit Afghanistan and get acquainted with the life of Georgian military men there, Georgian Ambassador to NATO Grigol Mgaloblishvili told media in Brussels.
"This decision was made by minister to get acquainted with the terms of our military men, who perform their duties to maintain peace and stability within the NATO operation for several months," he said.
At today's meeting of NATO-Georgian Commission, Mgaloblishvili said that all Georgia's efforts to reform the Army were appreciated. Defense ministers of NATO countries called for an intensification of relations of the alliance with Georgia.
"We have received recommendations for further actions in the direction of reforms and the promise of assistance in this direction", Georgian Ambassador to NATO said.
During the visit, Georgian Minister of Defence Bacho Akhalaia got acquainted with the activities of Georgian military men in the areas of responsibility of France and the United States. There are 950 Georgian military men in Afghanistan.