Basic winter mountain training as part of the NATO program, Partnership for Peace, is currently being conducted in Bajuriani, Goergia. This was stated on the website of the Georgian Ministry of Defense.
According to Sputnik-Georgia, Military personnel from Turkey, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, Armenia and Azerbaijan are are participating in the exercises.
These exercises are conducted by the trainers of the Sachkhere Mountain Training School. At the end of the training, soldiers will take a physical test and a technical test. They will then receive certificates, badges and recommendations to take part in other winter mountain training exercises.