Tbilisi, Georgia, Sept. 22
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania met with the Secretary of the U.S Army John McHugh on Sept. 22.
The sides discussed the Georgian-U.S military cooperation, the Georgian defense ministry said.
McHugh emphasized the importance of the Georgian-U.S partnership and expressed willingness to strengthen the bilateral cooperation.
They also went over the close relations between the armed forces of Georgia and the U.S Army in Europe. The importance of staff training for Georgian officers and sergeants was emphasized.
U.S Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's visit to Georgia was particularly stressed.
"The U.S counterpart assured Georgia of active assistance in improving defense capabilities and the implementation of a real package received at the NATO summit in Wales," Alasania said.