NATO SecGeneral: Georgia Made Significant Steps to Get Closer NATO

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili had his first official meeting as Prime Minister with the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, at the Davos World Economic Forum.

At the meeting the sides discussed Georgia-NATO relationships and assessed the current progress. They also examined upcoming the Defence Ministerial, which will take place in February, and where the session of NATO-Georgia Commission will also take place.

Stoltenberg emphasized that Georgia has made significant steps towards becoming closer to the NATO standards.

“This was our first meeting since Kvirikashvili became Prime Minister, even though I knew him when he occupied the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs. Today I was given an opportunity to meet the new Foreign Minister. We of course discussed the approaching Warsaw Summit. This was a delightful meeting and I plan to continue cooperation with Georgia" NATO Secretary General said.

Kvirikashvili thanked Jens Stoltenberg for supporting the territorial integrity and state sovereignty of Georgia and expressed hope that NATO-Georgian relationships will deepen.

22 January 2016 15:13