Missing Georgian serviceman found dead in Afghanistan
Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec. 30 -- Georgian serviceman Georgy Kikadze, who has been reported missing since December 19, was found dead in Afghanistan on Saturday.
Georgian Minister of Defence Irakliy Alasania told journalists that today is the hard day for him.
"We have informed the family of the deceased, and I personally apologized to the mother of the deceased for being too optimistic commented that Kikadze alive, I condole the family and friends," the minister said, noting that the circumstances of the death of the serviceman will be announced after the investigation.
The Minister stressed that Georgia has a lot of responsibility, taking part in the NATO operation in Afghanistan. 1700 Georgian troops [have served] in Afghanistan. During this time, Georgia lost 21 people dead.
Posted by: Steve White 2012-12-31