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Joint U.S.-Georgian military exercise Noble Partner concludes in Vaziani (May 24)

On May 24 Maj. Gen. William Gayler of U.S. Army Europe joined Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Defense Minister Tinatin Khidasheli, and Chief of General Staff Major General Vakhtang Kapanadze to mark the conclusion of exercise Noble Partner. The closing ceremony began with a final live fire exercise featuring U.S. and Georgian fighting vehicles and soldiers ...
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Statement by Marie Harf, Deputy Spokesperson, Russia’s “Undesirables” Law (May 23)

We are deeply troubled by a new law in Russia that allows the government to ban the activities of “undesirable foreign or international organizations” in Russia and criminalizes any “cooperation” with groups with that designation.  We are concerned this new power will further restricts the work of civil society in Russia and is a further ...
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Eastern Partnership Summit (May 22)

Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 22, 2015 As European leaders conclude the fourth EU Eastern Partnership summit today in Riga, Latvia, the United States expresses its strong support for EU efforts to foster closer cooperation and partnership with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. We are committed ...
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USAREUR Provides Training to Geo Medics (May 11 – 21)

Today, MAJ Colin Thompson, ODC Georgia; COL Maximilian Eder, NATO Military Liaison Officer; Mrs. Gvantsa Kvinikadze, NSPA Project Manager;  military attaché of Estonia, Deputy CHOD COL Kbiltsetskhlashvili, and other distinguished guests attended a graduation ceremony at the Engineer Brigade Base. Georgian medics, from Engineer Brigade, graduated a two week Train the Trainer (TTT) course provided ...
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