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U.S. and Georgia continue cooperation in the security sphere - Gordon

2012-01-10 18:46

Washington continues close cooperation with Tbilisi in the field of security, said U.S. Assistant Secretary Philip Gordon, the GHN reported.

"I do not think that our position with respect to cooperation with Georgia will undergo changes. We are working with the Georgian side in security and we're focused mainly on education and training (of security forces staff)", Gordon said at a briefing for foreign journalists in Washington on Monday.

"We also cooperate in Afghanistan - Georgia is a country that has made one of the most significant, given its population, contribute to operations in the country. Our relationship with Georgia in these areas continues", he added.

"Georgia is on the first or second highest number of military, connected to the operation, if compare with the population of this country. A few days ago, there were wounded Georgian military, which indicates the risk that they undertake for our common security", said Gordon.

"As for the arms, then we will act the same way as in relations with other countries: basing on the analysis of multiple factors and depending on the situation. But we continue cooperation in the field of security in all directions", he concluded.

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