Georgian Defense Minister, Irakli Alasania, is visiting Afghanistan after truck bomb attack in the Helmand province killed seven Georgian
– the deadliest attack on Georgians in Afghanistan.
“The Defense Minister cut short his visit to Brussels, where he was holding bilateral meetings with counterparts from NATO-member states and left for Afghanistan,” Vako Avaliani, an adviser to the defense minister, told Rustavi 2 TV.
He said that Alasania had already met his Afghan counterpart Bismillah Khan Mohammadi.
“Alasania will meet Georgian troops’ commanders on the ground, as well as ISAF commanders and then he will personally take part in return of bodies of our fallen soldiers [back to Georgia],” Avaliani said.