Defense Minister Meets Turkish Counterpart

Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze paid a visit to Turkey, where he met with his Turkish counterpart and attended the International Defense Industry Fair taking place on August 17-20 in Istanbul.


During the meeting with Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on August 18, the parties discussed the cooperation in “bilateral and trilateral [with Azerbaijan]” frameworks…Further discussion topics included the significance of international drills, joint participation in international missions, and cooperation with NATO.

Minister Burchuladze thanked his Turkish colleague for Turkey’s firm support towards Georgia’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, and the country’s path to NATO membership.

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