ETERNITY 2021 Command and Staff Training is over

ETERNITY 2021 Command-Staff Tripartite Exercise is over. The official closing ceremony was attended by Deputy Commander of the Georgian Defense Forces, Major General Zaza Chkhaidze, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Georgia Fatma Jeren Yazgan , invited generals from Turkey and Azerbaijan, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

[An] exercise was held at the Vaziani shooting range, where Georgian, Azerbaijani and Turkish servicemen performed the tasks of engineering demining, attacking the enemy, breaking obstacles, clearing the building and medical evacuation. The Rapid Response Unit of the Strategic Pipeline Protection Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs was also involved in the field exercises.

Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline

Georgian, Azerbaijani and Turkish generals addressed the personnel at the Combat Training Center (CTC) training ground and thanked them for conducting the training at a high level.

The international exercise ETERNITY 2021 scenario is based on peacekeeping operations, which provide security for the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline in times of crisis, as well as [to] increase interoperability between Azerbaijani, Turkish and Georgian military units. For the first time in the field component of the training, the Rapid Response Unit of the Strategic Pipeline Protection Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs participated….

Photograph: Georgian Ministry of Defense