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Georgia, Norway sign military cooperation plan for 2014

Head of International Relations and Euro-Atlantic Integration Department of Georgia's Defense Ministry David Nardaya and Norwegian military attaché, Colonel Roy Grottheim discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation for 2014 during their meeting on Dec.10.

At the end of the meeting the parties signed a plan for bilateral cooperation between the Defense Ministries of Georgia and Norway for 2014. The Norwegian military attaché was also received by Chief of the General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Major General Vakhtang Kapanadze on Dec.10. Kapanadze congratulated Roy Grottheim on his appointment to the post and wished him success.

The parties discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation in 2013 and agreed on plans in the military sphere for the next year. One of the topics of discussion was the development of a reserve and mobilization system.

The bilateral military cooperation between Georgia and Norway has been actively developing since 2010. With the assistance of the Norwegian side there are periodic training sessions for Georgia's national guard and they exchange military intelligence.

Additionally, they hold seminars on human resource management as part of a professional development program and representatives of Norway's Ministry of Defense regularly participate in mountain training courses organized by the Sachkhere mountain-training school.

Source: Trend