The border troops of Russia, Georgia and Azerbaijan will for the first time conduct tripartite command and staff exercises on the territory of Dagestan (a North Caucasian republic of the Russian Federation) from Tuesday to Thursday.
Their aim is to co-ordinate and solve in practice the issues of collaboration of in protecting the CIS state borders in the Caucasus on the basis of the Kaspiisky border detachment.
Georgia and Azerbaijan will be represented by deputy heads of border departments and chiefs of staff. The Russian military will be headed by acting chief of the North Caucasian regional directorate of the Russian frontier service Lieutenant-General Valery Putov.
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