The head of the General Staff of Georgia, Major General Vakhtang Kapanadze, stated during the press conference that the first exercises in the NATO Training Center which has opened in the country are scheduled for next year, stressing that we will first have to carry out the preparatory work.
“An entire training network will be created. Tankodrom prepared. In addition to Krtsanisi, we will use the training ground in Vaziani and Sachkhere school of mountain shooters. There will be new buildings in Krtsanisi and Vaziani. We will create infrastructure step by step. Landfill in Vaziani fully allot to the joint exercises of NATO and Georgia. He will need a reconstruction. We will also make new shooting ranges and modernize the old ones, ”the newspaper quotes him. "Sight".
The general noted that the plan for the exercise is being worked out now.
“Since this is the center of NATO, not only the Georgian military will be trained here. We will work with NATO countries, with a NATO planning committee to prepare this plan, ”he said.
According to the head of the General Staff, the center will conduct a "full range" of exercises, which can be "useful on the battlefield units or individually."
It should be noted that earlier the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the opening of the NATO training center is a provocative step of the alliance and a serious destabilizing factor. In turn, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili noted that the training center "is not directed against any neighboring country."
“This is a joint training and evaluation center. It will help strengthen the Georgian Armed Forces and strengthen our and regional security. We will continue a pragmatic policy and dialogue with our neighbors, with Russia. We are for the preservation of pragmatic, constructive approaches, ”the Georgian politician said.
NATO's Georgian Training Center will hold its first exercises next year.
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