The Pentagon has rejected allegations of experiments with residents of Georgia
WASHINGTON, Sep 15 — RIA Novosti. Charges against the ex-Minister of state security of Georgia Igor Giorgadze about the secret experiments the US over people on the territory of the Republic of the absurd, said to RIA Novosti, the official representative of the Ministry of defense Eric Pachon.
Giorgadze at a press conference in Moscow on Tuesday said that appealed to US President Donald Trump with the request to investigate the activities of the laboratory, and Richard Lugar, where, he claims, can conduct lethal experiments on human beings.
“The charges that you outlined, is absolutely absurd,” said Pachon on the Agency’s request to comment on statements by Georgian ex-Minister.
“The USA are not developing biological weapons at the Center Lugar. It is also not the object of the United States,” he said.
The spokesman added that the research Center of public health Richard G. Lugar is owned and operated by the National center for disease control and public health of Georgia (NSDS). The Lugar center is a joint state veterinary medical facility, he said.
“The mission of the Lugar Center is to contribute to protect citizens from biological threats, the health of people and animals by identifying infectious diseases, epidemiological surveillance and research for the benefit of Georgia, the Caucasus and the world community”, — concluded Pachon.
The construction of the laboratory Lugar began around Tbilisi in 2007, it was opened in 2011 on the basis of a framework agreement between the governments of Georgia and the United States. The laboratory is designed for detection of dangerous infections among people and animals, as well as for epidemiological surveillance and research.