Georgian president offers condolences to killed soldier`s family
Georgian President has expressed sorrow at the death of the Georgian soldier in Afghanistan. Mikheil Saakashvili has offered his condolences to family, friends and companions-in-arms of the killed soldier.
Sergeant Valerian Khujadze had been serving in the 31st Battalion in the province of Helmand within the NATO-led ISAF operation.
Khujadze was patrolling when he exploded on an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) and died from the injuries. He had been serving in the Georgian Armed Forces since 2004. Sergeant Khujadze also participated in a peacekeeping mission in Iraq. In 2011 he was awarded with the "Medal for Participation in Peacekeeping Operations". The family of the deceased military servicemen will receive the package of social assistance in accordance with the Georgian legislation.
International Republic Institute has prepared yet another public survey, which was carried out from February 19 to March 13, 2014. 3992 Georgian residents were inquired within the survey, the part of which became available for Rustavi2.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili and UK Minister of State for Europe David Lidington welcomed the opening of representation of British - Georgian Chamber of Commerce in Tbilisi and expressed their wish of further enhancing business relationship of two countries.
Defence Minister of Netherlands pays an official visit to Georgia. Defence Minister of Georgia Irakli Alasania hosts his Dutch counterpart Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaerts today. The official welcoming ceremony was held at Georgian Defence Ministry.
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