Minister of Defence of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze attended the official ceremony dedicated to the Independence Day of Ukraine on the central square of Kiev. Juansher Burchuladze congratulated the Independence Day to the Ukrainian people and declared that relations between Georgia and Ukraine are at high level.
Military service members of the Georgian Defence Forces also took part in the military parade held on the 30th anniversary of declaration of independence of Ukraine. Platoon of the 23rd Infantry Battalion of the 2nd Infantry Brigade of the West Command of the Georgian Defence Forces march-pasted the central square in Kiev. The military unit took part in the Russia-Georgia August War in 2008 and in peacekeeping operations.