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.
Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia, Sozar Subari told Alia newspaper that the video tapes discovered in the secret storage in Samegrelo two days ago, include the footage of sexual abuse of prisoners and not only prisoners.
Russia will begin negotiations with Georgia about resuming air communication with Georgia. Official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Aleksandr Lukashevich said that negotiations on resuming direct flights between the two countries would begin in near future.
Public Defender of Georgia says the Ministry of Internal Affairs has violated the presumption of innocence when they announced after the detention of Mikail Kadiyev that he was organizing a terror attack in Georgia. Finally, Kadiyev was charged with illegal carrying and keeping of arms.
United National Movement is concerned about the fall of the index of economic growth in the country. Giorgi Vashadze of the parliamentary minority says the official data released the State Department of Statistics shows that both import and export were reduced during the past month.