About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 18:34 - 6 Dec.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Georgian Defense Minister Visits NATO HQ
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 2 Feb.'12 / 14:45

Georgia’s Defense Minister, Bacho Akhalaia, is in Brussels where defense ministers from NATO members and 20 partner states are meeting on February 2-3 to discuss range of issues, including Afghanistan.

Akhalaia is expected to hold bilateral talks with U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on the sideline of the defense ministerial meeting, Georgian MoD’s spokesperson, Salome Makharadze, told Civil.ge by phone from Brussels on February 2.

Georgia’s Ambassador to the U.S., Temur Yakobashvili, said after the meeting between U.S. and Georgian Presidents in Washington on January 30, that it had been agreed to hold consultations, including between Georgian Defense Minister and the U.S. Defense Secretary, on bringing cooperation over “Georgia’s self-defense capabilities to a new level”, which would help Georgia “to better defend” itself.

Georgia’s Deputy PM and State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Giorgi Baramidze, said on February 1, that “time has come, when the U.S.-Georgia military cooperation is elevating in essence to a new stage.” He told Rustavi 2 TV, that this new level of cooperation included not only partnership in international operations, like in Afghanistan, but also “making more focus on Georgia’s self-defense.”

Latest News
06 Dec.'16 18:34
U.S., Georgia Sign Framework Agreement on Security Cooperation
The document outlines key tasks of cooperation for 2016-2019.
06 Dec.'16 15:16
U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Visits Georgia
Bilateral defense and security cooperation “moves to a new stage,” the Georgian PM’s office said.
06 Dec.'16 13:10
Georgian Foreign Minister Visits Brussels
Janelidze will take part in the Resolute Support Mission meeting on Wednesday.
05 Dec.'16 18:27
Head of Adjaras Local Government Approved
The newly elected Supreme Council of Adjara re-confirmed Zurab Pataradze on this post.
05 Dec.'16 18:00
Revised Draft of 2017 State Budget
The government projects 4% economic growth next year, according to the revised draft.
05 Dec.'16 13:01
New Head of Georgian Border Police Appointed
Dato Nikoleishvili has been appointed to this position.
02 Dec.'16 21:52
EU, Georgia Hold Third Association Council Meeting
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said “enormous progress” discussed at the meeting.
02 Dec.'16 20:06
Tusk: Georgia Deserves Timely and Positive Finalization of Visa Liberalisation
PM Kvirikashvili met the European Council President during his visit to Brussels.
02 Dec.'16 17:50
Putin Meets Abkhaz Leader in Moscow
The Russian President warned Khajimba over the need of internal political stability in Abkhazia.
02 Dec.'16 17:11
Geostat: Annual Inflation 0.2% in November
On a monthly basis prices were up 0.6% in November, according to the state statistics office.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
57