Georgia to Maintain Maximum Number of Troops at 37,000 in 2020

Georgia will keep a formal maximum number of its troops for 2020 at 37,000.

86 lawmakers supported the decree submitted by Deputy Defense Minister Rati Bregadze to the Parliament’s plenary session on December 10.

Number of troops reached 37,000 prior to the Russo-Georgian War of August 2008, following its increase by 5,000 servicemen in July 2008. 

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