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Georgia Hosts Major NATO Troop Drills While Touting Bid To Join The Alliance

Yet another provocation sure to increase tensions between Russian and NATO has begun this week in the form of war games hosted by the Republic of Georgia.

On Monday the Noble Partner 2020 military exercises kicked off, which involves close to 3,000 NATO troops from the US, Britain, France and Poland. Centered on the capital of Tibilisi, the games will simulate an external invasion of the caucuses country.

The US Army began training exercises last week ahead of the main part of the games, which will go through September 18.

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia sought to sidestep any accusations, describing the drills as “a guarantee of peace in our country” and “are not directed against anyone,” in an opening address to troops.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I am not quite sure that Russia will see these exercises in quite the way that the last paragraph above, described.

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