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    Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey Plan to Hold Joint Drills in Georgia in 2017

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    Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey plan to conduct joint military drills in Georgia in summer 2017, the head of the Georgian Armed Forces General Staff said Wednesday.

    TBILISI (Sputnik) — Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey plan to conduct joint military drills in Georgia in summer 2017, the head of the Georgian Armed Forces General Staff said Wednesday.

    "Yes, that is our plans but something may change… They [the drills] will be massive and will focus on counterterrorist and security issues," Maj. Gen. Vakhtang Kapanadze told RIA Novosti.

    The joint military drills of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey were announced on May 15, at a meeting of the countries’ defense ministers in the city of Gabala, northern Azerbaijan.


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