Georgian peacekeepers return home from Afghanistan

Photo: Georgian Defence Ministry press office., 02 Aug 2019 - 14:31, Tbilisi,Georgia

The company of Georgian soldiers of the first infantry brigade has completed their tour in the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan and returned home without losses today.

General Aleksandre Kiknadze and Commander of the first infantry brigade Vice –Lieutenant Roland Dzneladze met them at the airport.

The Georgian company, headed by Nikoloz Vashakmadze served for seven months in Mazar-i-Sharif, the fourth largest city in Afghanistan.

Take a look at how the Georgian soldiers were met at the airport:

The Georgian company was commanded by German military servicemen at Camp Marmal.

The company of the third infantry brigade will replace the soldiers who have just returned home.

The Resolute Support mission currently consists of more than 16,000 troops from 39 NATO Allies and partners.

Georgia is the largest non-NATO contributor to the Resolute Support mission with 870 soldiers.