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English: A Republic of Georgia soldiers stands...

A Republic of Georgia soldiers stands in formation during a ceremony marking the historic deployment of the Republic of Georgia’s 31st Light Infantry Battalion to support Marine Expeditionary Brigade Afghanistan. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By N. Kirtskhalia, Trend, Feb. 4, 2013

Georgian Foreign Minister Maya Panjikidze held a meeting with German Deputy Minister of Defence Christian Schmidt on Monday…

…”We talked about Georgia’s role in the peacekeeping operation in Afghanistan. Georgia has the largest mission in Afghanistan amongst non-NATO members. You know that we have already made a statement that Georgia will remain in Afghanistan after 2014. We asked Germany to actively support Georgia’s integration into NATO. The Deputy Defence Minister once again confirmed that the resolution adopted by the Bundestag is in force,” Panjikidze said…. (more)