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Georgian, French gunners to train Afghan counterparts

Politics Materials 31 August 2011 10:32 (UTC +04:00)
Eleven French gunners will leave for Afghanistan in a few weeks, where, together with Georgian militaries in the Georgian zone of responsibility, Afghan military will train to handle the 122 B30 guns.
Georgian, French gunners to train Afghan counterparts

Georgia , Tbilisi, Aug.31 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /

Eleven French gunners will leave for Afghanistan in a few weeks, where, together with Georgian militaries in the Georgian zone of responsibility, Afghan military will train to handle the 122 B30 guns.

Training will last for five months.

The French Embassy said this will be the second time that joint training of Afghan militaries will coincide with Georgian and French gunner training operations.

"This is an example of a successful cooperation between military departments of the two countries," the Embassy said.

The Georgian soldiers' company serves in Afghanistan in France's zone of ​​ responsibility. Another battalion serves in the U.S. zone of responsibility.

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