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Georgia to take part in next NATO mission in Afghanistan

2013-03-21 15:34

Georgia intends to take part in the new NATO mission in Afghanistan after completion of the ISAF operation in 2014. This was announced by the head of the Defense Ministry of the country Irakli Alasania, the News-Georgia reported.


"Georgia has reaffirmed the political will according to which after 14-year ISAF operation, Georgia intends to take part in the new mission, which is not combat operation, it will be a program to support the Afghan security forces", Alasania said at a committee meeting on defense and security on Thursday , March 21.

Recall, in early January it was reported that Georgia changed its role in Afghanistan. Participation of Georgian troops in the NATO mission in Afghanistan changed its character. Georgian military won't take part in combat operations in this country after 2014.

According to the Defense Minister Irakli Alasania, the Georgian contingent will participate in various trainings and will share its experience with the security forces of Afghanistan. Alasania added that NATO was already working on a new strategy to continue the mission of ISAF.

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