Georgia to host missile defense

Saakashvili: New phase of military cooperation

By | February 4th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – “The military cooperation between Georgia and USA is entering a completely new stage, which means that Georgia will better protect itself,” Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili says. The president said this Thursday during his visit to the U.S. after meeting with […]

U.S. to take more active role in building Georgia’s defense

By | February 1st, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili says that his country's military cooperation with the United States is moving into a new phase. According Saakashvili's press spokesperson, America no longer only prepares Georgian forces for tasks like anti-terrorism or the ISAF mission in Afghanistan, but takes an active role in building Georgia's military capability. According to [...]

Georgia not in talks about U.S. missile shield

By | January 21st, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze says there are currently no negotiations with the United States about deployment of missile defense installations on the territory of Georgia. After the announcement of a meeting between the presidents of the U.S. and Georgia on January 30, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin spoke about the [...]

Tbilisi welcomes missile defense despite warning

By | January 20th, 2012|Categories: News, Security|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - A Georgian parliamentarian from the governing party welcomes the idea of Georgia as location for parts of the U.S. missile defense system. Davit Darchiashvili, who heads parliament’s EU integration committee, said it while commenting statements by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin that if America places parts of its missile defense in [...]