Government of Georgia – Appearance 2021

Irakli Garibashvili: NATO’s active engagement in Black Security grows increasingly important Print Version



Given the region's state of affair, NATO's active engagement in Black Security grows increasingly important, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said during today's meeting with Admiral Rob Bauer, Chair of the NATO Military Committee.
The Head of Government congratulated Admiral Rob Bauer on his appointment as Chair of the NATO Military Committee, adding that visits by NATO's top military officials to Georgia bear witness to firm support for the country's accession to NATO, its independence, territorial integrity, and sovereignty.
According to the Prime Minister, Georgia, as a NATO ally, is committed to the common principles and values of security and joins the allies' effort toward global peace and security, as evidenced by Georgia's role in the transit and evacuation efforts from Afghanistan after the completion of Resolute Support Mission.

Georgia remains committed to European and Euro-Atlantic integration and continues to strengthen its democratic institutes in line with international obligations, the Prime Minister said. The conversation touched on the implementation of Georgia's ambitious reforms designed to enhance defense capabilities and compatibility with NATO forces, also on bilateral and multilateral cooperation with international partners, and effective use of mechanisms for political and practical cooperation with NATO. The importance of was singled out in that it fully meets NATO standards and is ready to offer allies a high-standard environment for multinational trainings.

The meeting at the Administration of the Government was attended by Military Adviser to the Chair of the NATO Military Committee/Brigadier General Datlev Simmons, Director of the Cooperative Security Division of the NATO International Military Staff/Major General Francesco Diella, Head of the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia Rosaria Puglisi, NATO Military Liaison Officer/Colonel Rushen Abidinoglu, Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuldze, Georgia's Ambassador to NATO Victor Dolidze, Chief of the Georgian Defense Forces/Major General Giorgi Matiashvili, and Georgia's Military Representative to NATO/Brigadier General Irakli Dzneladze.


Press Service of the Government Administration