250 officers of NATO and partner countries participate in the opened on Thursday at the training center of the North Atlantic Commonwealth near Tbilisi tabletop exercise, said the TV company " Imedi ".
for ten days the military of the United States, great Britain, Ukraine, Georgia, Turkey - a total of 14 countries will improve cooperation, practicing the elements of operations in a crisis. 1st Deputy Minister of defence Lela Chikovani has informed that the exercises in Georgia " reaffirms support to NATO integration of the country into the Alliance ". In the Georgian General staff expressed confidence in successful holding of the exercises that will give you the opportunity to bring the country's army to NATO standards. Place in NATO promised Georgia eight years ago, but until now have not received " the action Plan for membership." The current government of the country in their own statements for the last period of time avoid talking about the timing of NATO membership, emphasizing that Georgia is important to the reform process and support the Alliance.