Georgian Peacekeepers Train Ahead of NATO Deployment in Afghanistan

Georgian peacekeeping troops are preparing before being deployed to Afghanistan as part of NATO’s Resolute Support in the next rotation.

For the first time, Georgian forces are able to do their final exercise for the NATO deployment in the country itself at the NATO Peace Keeping Operations Training Centre established under the NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Evaluation Centre.

Before this, Georgian troops would prepare at the U.S. Army Joint Multinational Readiness Centre in Germany, with the Georgian defence ministry covering the costs.

During training, the battalion’s practice cordon and search, base defence and rescue operations for injured personnel.

13 / June 2020