Georgian servicemen are ready to go to Iraq and are only waiting for the permission of the parliament, RIA Novosti was told by Georgian Deputy Defence Minister Gela Bezhuashvili.
According to him, the President of the republic, Eduard Shevardnadze, has already asked the parliament to give this permission.
As is planned, over seventy Georgian servicemen will be sent to the Iraqi town of Tikrit to the zone of responsibility of the American fourth mechanised division. Out of the seventy Georgian servicemen 34 are from the special task unit, 20 - physicians and 15 - sappers.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said