US, Georgia to Enhance Military Cooperation, Information Sharing

© AP Photo / Shakh AivazovUS and Georgian servicemen, with Georgian and US flags in front, take part in the joint US-Georgia military exercise (File)
US and Georgian servicemen, with Georgian and US flags in front, take part in the joint US-Georgia military exercise (File) - Sputnik International
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US Department of State said that United States and Georgia have signed a memorandum on deepening the defense and security cooperation.

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The United States and Georgia have signed a memorandum on deepening the defense and security cooperation, the US Department of State said in a press release on Wednesday.

"The United States intends to reinforce existing assistance mechanisms to strengthen Georgia’s self-defense capacity against potential threats," the release stated. "The United States and Georgia intend to increase military cooperation….[and] to strengthen information sharing."

The State Department said the United States will enhance existing assistance mechanisms, and will provide Georgia with defense articles, training and technical personnel.

In addition, Washington will work with Tbilisi on improving cybersecurity, and the two countries will arrange joint military exercises.

The United States and Georgia signed the memorandum on military cooperation during the visit of the US Secretary of State John Kerry to Tbilisi on Wednesday.

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