On Thursday, August 18, Georgian Law Enforcement Services and the United States Embassy, Tbilisi will conduct a training exercise on and around the Embassy compound. The purpose of this routine exercise is to strengthen communication and cooperation between the security forces of Georgia and the security staff of the U.S. Embassy. This exercise is the culmination of months of planning between the Embassy and local law enforcement partners. The U.S. and Georgia enjoy a broad range of excellent cooperation across a number of issues, including security and law enforcement. Exercises like this program ensure the continuing success of this partnership.