Georgia, Tbilisi / Тrend corr N. Kirtskhalia / Another train with armament and military equipment of the 12th Russian military base in Batumi will leave Georgia for Russia on the 21st of June. According to the Georgian Defence Ministry, the train will go to Russia via the Azerbaijani territory.
A group of supervisors from the Georgian Defence Ministry will control the withdrawal of Russian armament. The group will follow the train till the Azerbaijani border.
The train includes thirty-three platforms and a carriage, which will be loaded with forty-one units of automobile equipment and thirteen fighting intelligence-landing machines weighting 500 tons. In compliance with the schedule, an automobile column and eleven military trains will be withdrawn from Georgia by the end of 2007.
In accordance with the agreement between Russia and Georgia, the 62nd Russian military base in Akhalkalaki, Georgia must be shut down by the end of 2007 and the 12th Russian military base in Batumi by the end of 2008.