Defence Minister and U.S. Rear Admiral visit National Training Center Krtsanisi
Georgian Defence Minister Dimitri Shashkini and Deputy Director of Plans, Policy and Strategy, United States European Command Rear Admiral Mark Montgomery attended Command and Staff Training “Didgori 2012” at the “Krtsanisi” training base. Georgian Defence Minister and American Rear Admiral personally inspected the process of training and took a view of the traini facility.
The training course “Didgori 2012” is underway in Georgia through the support of the U.S. partners. It is rather an important exercise, during which commanding skills are improved. The military servicemen taking part in the training are interacting under a modeled scenario and operatively fulfil the tasks. Given that the Total Defence of a new 3 Ts Concept foresees training and instructing of military servicemen, Command and Staff exercises like that are attached a great significance.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has left for New York to participate in the 69th session of the UN General Assembly and other events. Irakli Gharibashvili will deliver a speech at the Assembly on September 26th.
The officials in the Adjara Region are currently registering the damage inflicted onto the region by the yesterday`s heavy rain and flood. They have already set up a special headquarters, which will monitor the disaster response activities.
Georgian national judo youth team has won the European Judo Team Championship 2014 for the second time in a row. The youth team trained by Gia Gugava participated in the European tournament in Bucharest with the title of Europe`s and world`s champion along with 12 national judo teams under 21.
The United National Movement expresses its concerns about the growth of criminal and the control of the situation by convicts in Georgia`s prisons. MP Irma Nadirashvili introduced the statement of the party to media today.
Georgian wrestlers arranged a rally outside the Ministry of Sports today, where a presidium is held to decide whether the president of the Wrestling Federation will keep the office. The veteran and acting athletes threw eggs to Kurtanidze, who managed to enter the ministry building only with the help of the police.
Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze has attended the 2014 Global Citizen Award Ceremony at the Atlantic Council during her visit to New York. At the fifth annual event, the Global Citizen honorees became Robert De Niro...