Third echelon of Russian arms leaves Georgia

Politics Materials 30 May 2006 14:15 (UTC +04:00)

The third railway echelon with technique ad arms of the Russian armed base dislocated in Akhalkalaki left the Georgian district center Tzalka for Azerbaijan on 30 May, the Azerbaijani embassy in Tbilisi told Trend.

The echelon is comprised of 17 carriages, including 15 carriages with self-propelled howitzers (Akasiya). One of the carriages was shipped with 50 mortars BM 37 and ordinances. One of the carriages will carry guards consisting of one officer and 3 soldiers.

Echelon will leave the bordering district Gardabani at 18.00 pm [local time] and reach Gardabani district, but at 19.30pm [local time] it will reach Boyuk-Kesik station.