Georgia and US

U.S. to build "defense facilities" in Georgia and Armenia?

U.S. to build "defense facilities" in Georgia and Armenia?

The United States plans to build new "defense facilities" in Georgia and Armenia, according to preliminary documentation provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, writes RT. The document says that the U.S. wants to …

Saakashvili asks U.S. to step In

Saakashvili asks U.S. to step In

Imprisoned and on hunger strike, Georgia’s former President Mikheil Saakashvili called on the U.S. for help. Saakashvili sent scrawled, handwritten responses to questions through his lawyers Wednesday, and is 49 days into a hunger …

U.S. urges Georgia to address Saakashvili's medical needs

U.S. urges Georgia to address Saakashvili's medical needs

U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price urged the Georgian authorities to address Georgia’s hunger-striking former president Mikheil Saakashvili's medical needs. "We urge the government of Georgia to immediately take …

Two U.S. vessels arrive in Georgia's Batumi

Two U.S. vessels arrive in Georgia's Batumi

The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney and Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Porter have arrived in the Georgian Black Sea town of Batumi today. Rear Admiral James Morley, Deputy Commander, Naval …

Pentagon chief: Georgia is critical region to U.S.

Pentagon chief: Georgia is critical region to U.S.

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said at the joint press briefing with Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze that Georgia is a critical region to the United States. "This is a critical region …

Head of Pentagon to visit Georgia

Head of Pentagon to visit Georgia

Pentagon chief Lloyd James Austin III will soon visit Georgia, the US Embassy in Tbilisi informed. He will also visit Ukraine and Romania. In Georgia, the head of the Pentagon will meet with Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and …

Pentagon chief to visit Georgia next week

Pentagon chief to visit Georgia next week

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will visit Georgia, Romania, Ukraine and Brussels next week, Pentagon Spokesman John Kirby said at a briefing yesterday.  Austin and his team will be preparing for a trip to Europe next week. …

U.S. may sale Javelin anti-tank missiles to Georgia

U.S. may sale Javelin anti-tank missiles to Georgia

The U.S. Department of State has approved the sale of the country’s anti-tank Javelin missiles and command launch units to Georgia.  Now it is up to the Congress to confirm the sale of 82 missiles and 46 command launch units …

Agile Spirit 2021 exercise to host 2,500 NATO troops in Georgia

Agile Spirit 2021 exercise to host 2,500 NATO troops in Georgia

Georgia will host the Agile Spirit 2021 multinational exercise next week involving 2,500 troops from 15 NATO allied and partner countries in Georgia between July 26 and August 6. Agile Spirit is a Georgian Defence Forces and US Army …

U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman to visit Georgia

U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman to visit Georgia

A Congressional delegation will visit Georgia. The information about it is reported by the US Embassy in Georgia, InterPressNews reports.  According to the US Embassy, ​​the delegation will be led by Senators Jean Shaheen and …

Georgia to receive $67 mln in grants from U.S.

Georgia to receive $67 mln in grants from U.S.

Georgia and the U.S. have signed a grant agreement earlier today through which Georgia will receive $330 million via USAID over the course of five years to promote the country’s sustainable development, create jobs, strengthen …

Georgia and U.S. discuss issues of military cooperation

Georgia and U.S. discuss issues of military cooperation

Georgian Minister of Defense Juansher Burchuladze spoke by phone with Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, according to the statement posted on the U.S. Department of Defense Office's website. Both leaders noted the strength …

U.S. calls on parties in Georgia to show restraint

U.S. calls on parties in Georgia to show restraint

The U.S. Department of State has responded to current political turmoil in Georgia in regards to the possible arrest of opposition leader Nika Melia and the recent resignation of Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and called on political parties …