The monument of seventeen heroes of the Shindisi battle will be unveiled in September while the museum construction will kick off shortly. Such a statement made today the Minister of Defence.
Juansher Burchuladze laid a wreath at the memorial.
“14 years ago a tragedy happened here, but today, 14 years later we are proud of our heroes and their family”, - said the Minister.
Commending the “dedication and heroism” of the 17 servicemembers killed in the Battle, he said the design for the monument had been produced with the involvement of their families, adding the Government would also build a museum in memory of the heroes.
Georgia is commemorating today a group of soldiers who lost their lives during the Russia-Georgia 2008 war in a battle in Shindisi village.