Statement of the Ministry of Defense

After the announcement of the Pentagon official, the Ministry of Defense of Georgia also confirms that the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will pay a visit to Georgia, which can be considered a historic visit.

The visit underscores the strength of the US-Georgia strategic partnership…

It should be noted that after the appointment of Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense of the United States, he made one of the first telephone calls to the Minister of Defense of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze, where Mr. Austin stressed the importance of cooperation with Georgia as a distinguished and reliable strategic partner.

The visit of the United States Secretary of Defense, Georgia’s main strategic partner, will further strengthen the close cooperation between our countries in the field of defense and will contribute to the further strengthening of the strategic partnership.