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Tbilisi. The U.S. Congressional delegation, comprising six representatives of the U.S. Congress arrived in Georgia on Tuesday, July 3, at night with the aim of discussing relations between two countries, the press-service of the U.S. Embassy in Georgia reports. The delegation is headed by Republican Bill Shuster.
The delegation also consists of Democrat Jason Altmire and Republicans Brett Guthrie, Jeff Denham, Blake Farenthold and Adam Kinzinger.
"The Congressmen will meet with President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili and first deputy Defence Minister of Georgia Nodar Kharshiladze as well as with leaders of the opposition. They will also be present at the joint exercises of Georgian and U.S. militaries, who are being trained for the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan (ISAF)", the U.S. Embassy's statement reads.
Bill Shuster has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2001 and he is a member of the Armed Services Committee. The U.S. Congressional delegation will leave Georgia on July 4.