8 May 2018 18:12

NATO to donate military automobiles worth over 1 mln euro to Georgia

TBILISI. May 8 (Interfax) - NATO will donate military automobiles worth more than 1 million euro to Georgia, in line with an agreement Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria and NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Defense Policy and Planning Jonathan Parish signed in Tbilisi on Tuesday.

"We signed an agreement today, which implies the provision of assistance to Georgia by NATO. The matter concerns the transfer of automobiles worth in aggregate over 1 million euro," Izoria said at a news briefing following the meeting with Parish.

The vehicles will be used by the Georgian-NATO Joint Training and Evaluation Center (JTEC), he said.

Izoria thanked the alliance for support, saying that Georgia is firmly following the path of integration into NATO.

"This is the Georgian people's will. This is an important security guarantee for our people and our country," he said.