Georgian Defence Minister inspects training of Georgian troops in Germany
Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug. 17 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
Georgian Defence Minister Dmitri Shashkin paid a visit to the U.S. Hohenfels military base in Germany, where the Joint Multinational Readiness Centre (JMRC) held preparatory exercises with the 32nd Battalion of 3rd Infantry Brigade and the 12th Battalion of 1st Infantry Brigade of Georgian Armed Forces for participation in the mission of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF), the Defence Ministry told Trend.
Shashkin became thoroughly acquainted with the process of training the Georgian soldiers and met with U.S. instructors.
The defence minister also met with deputy director of Planning, Policy and Strategy of U.S. European Command, Rear Admiral Mark Montgomery.
The American partners have submitted to Shashkin a detailed scheme for the training of Georgian soldiers.