Mujahidins Use Georgia as a Conduit for Support – US Reports

(Tbilisi, May 22, Civil Georgia) – “Like Azerbaijan, Georgia also contended with international mujahidin using Georgia as a conduit for financial and logistic support for the mujahidin and Chechen fighters,” Patterns of Global Terrorism Report, presented by US Secretary of State Collin Powel on May 21 says.

According to the report “the Georgian Government has not been able to establish effective control over the eastern part of the country.”

The United States has provided training and other assistance to help Georgian authorities implement tighter counterterrorism controls in problem areas.

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