Military Capabilities

Germany and Georgia co-operate in Afghanistan

16 June 2017

Georgian Defence Minister Levan Izoria visited Berlin on 14 June for discussions with his German counterpart, Ursula von der Leyen. The discussions covered the two countries' co-operation in NATO's Resolute Support training mission in Afghanistan, as well as security and defence in Europe and the Black Sea region.

Of the 900 soldiers that Georgia has deployed in Afghanistan, 120 are under German command.

Some 2,500 Georgian soldiers have received training in Germany, including 18 in the Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, the armed forces' staff college in Hamburg.

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