Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov. 5
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Georgia's army is beyond politics and it is not involved in the political struggle, the head of the General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Major-General Vakhtang Kapanadze told reporters Nov. 5.
He was commenting on Defense Minister Irakli Alasania's resignation.
He said that Alasania's activity as defense minister was successful.
The period of his activity is one of the most important stages in the development of the Georgian Armed Forces.
"The army is beyond the politics," Kapanadze said. "It will not be on somebody's side. The army is an independent institution which does not participate in the political struggle. Alasania did much for the armed forces."
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili made a statement about Defense Minister Irakli Alasania's resignation following a meeting of the political council of the "Georgian Dream" bloc.
edited by CN