This year, the multinational international military exercises Agile Spirit are being held at five training points in Georgia – at the Vaziani airport, at the Senaki airbase, at the training grounds of Orfolo and Sorta. Armored vehicles of the US Army are delivered to Georgia by air and sea. The Pentagon is the beneficiary of the maneuvers, therefore, their conduct continues to serve the interests of the United States and NATO member countries, including Turkey.
The declarative goal of Agile Spirit 2021 is to increase interoperability between the troops of the 15 participating countries. It does not stand up to criticism, since there is not much to combine. The real purpose of the exercises is to study the regional theater of military operations by the American military command.
The ongoing exercises in Georgia, the end date of which is August 6, pose a threat to regional stability and increase hostility between the peoples of the South Caucasus.
The military maneuvers of the United States and the alliance do not reflect neither concern for the security of the Georgian people, nor the desire to help with the return of the territories lost by Tbilisi. In fact, Georgia is being used for decades as a ground providing the growth of military and political tension in the region.
As for Azerbaijan it treats the Agile Spirit exercises with special favor and considers them as an opportunity to strengthen its positions in the region.
Meanwhile, the NATO leadership and Washington continue to ignore the calls of the Armenian leadership to bring Turkey to responsibility for helping the aggressor and transporting mercenaries and terrorists to the conflict zone…