Armenian Rescuers Among Those Distinguished In NATO Training In Geor

ARMENIAN RESCUERS AMONG THOSE DISTINGUISHED IN NATO TRAINING IN GEORGIA

Vestnik Kavkaza
Sept 27 2012
Russia

The official closing of NATO’s “Georgia 2012” field training exercise
was held Thursday in Georgia, News.am reports.

The event, which had kicked off in the city of Rustavi on September
22 and during which a strong earthquake scenario was enacted, brought
together over 1,000 people – comprising search and rescue teams,
observers and experts – from 24 NATO-member and partner countries
and from a variety of international organizations that respond to
disasters, Armenia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) press
service informs.

During the closing ceremony, awards were given to those participants
who stood out through their high-level professional preparedness,
and members from the MES rescue squad likewise were among the award
recipients.

The head of the Armenian delegation, MES Rescue Service Director,
Major General Sergei Azaryan also presented MES awards to the foreign
participants in the training.

From: A. Papazian

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