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Joint Maritime Operations Exercise in Batumi
September 22, 2021

To help improve Georgia’s response to coastal security incidents, the U.S. Embassy supported a Joint Maritime Operations Exercise in Batumi. The Embassy’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency representatives provided mentorship and equipment for the exercise which brought together numerous Georgian agencies, including Coast Guard, the Maritime Transport Agency, and Customs to improve inter-agency coordination for quick and effective responses to coastal security incidents.