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Announcement of Noble Partner Exercise in Georgia (April 22)

From May 11-25, 200 troops from the United States will participate in the Georgian-led military exercise Noble Partner at Vaziani Training Area, located outside of Tbilisi. Noble Partner is designed to improve interoperability of Georgian and US troops in the framework of the NATO Response Force (NRF).  Launched in 2002, the NRF provides a rapid multinational military force ...
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Fact Sheet on Russian Aggression in Ukraine – Marie Harf, U.S. State Department Acting Deputy Spokesperson (April 22)

Combined Russian-separatist forces continue to violate the terms of the “Minsk 2” agreement signed in mid-February. Combined Russian-separatist forces maintain a sizable number of artillery pieces and multiple rocket launchers within areas prohibited under the Minsk accords. The Russian military has deployed additional air defense systems into eastern Ukraine and moved several of these nearer ...
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Press Statement by Dr. Evelyn Farkas Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia at the U.S.-Georgia Bilateral Defense Consultati

Good afternoon. I would like to thank the Ministry of Defense of Georgia for hosting us today for our Bilateral Defense Consultations, which I co-chaired with Deputy Minister Levan Girsiashvili.  These productive high-level talks were an important opportunity to review our defense relationship and set the course for our cooperation into next year and beyond. ...
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