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Saakashvili is content with his army2009-07-31 10:13
Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, is content with his army - RIA Novosti.gt-en-newsitem-inside
"Our country survived war with Russia, and it has the army, and it stands on its feet," Saakashvili said yesterday, closing the Shield-2009 routine maneuvers, had been held in Orfolo base [South Georgia].
"Their [Russia's] main strategic task was elimination of our armed forces. They do not only failed to accomplish that task. Today I see that the inspiration and the level of knowledge of our army is higher than ever", Saakashvili highlighted. "The main thing is the consideration of the combat experience we all gained last year", he added.
The maneuvers in Orfolo were started on June 30th and, in particular, were aimed to train to repulse attack of the superior number of enemy troops and counter-attack.