US To Equip And Finance Georgias BTC/SCP Security Battalion
The US will train and equip a 400 strong battalion of the Georgian army for the purpose of providing security along the Georgian sections of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) crude pipeline and the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), according to the president of the Georgian International Oil Corporation (GIOC), Georgy Chanturia. The US will also provide $11mn to finance the battalion, he added....
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