The Minister of Defense of Georgia met with the Special Representative of the Secretary General of NATO

The Minister of Defense of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze hosted the newly appointed Special Representative of the NATO Secretary General for the Caucasus and Central Asia , Javier Kolomina.

During the meeting, the sides discussed the reforms and priorities implemented in the framework of defense transformation, as well as paid special attention to the main areas of NATO-Georgia cooperation, including the implementation of the Black Sea Security and the renewed NATO-Georgia Essential Package (SNGP) initiatives. The meeting noted NATO’s unwavering support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and the importance of the Alliance’s practical assistance in facilitating the effective implementation of defense reforms and strengthening its compatibility with NATO.

The meeting was attended by First Deputy Defense Minister Lela Chikovani, Head of the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia Rosalia Puglis , Head of the NATO-Georgia Essential Package, Colonel Norbert Hess and other officials.

Photograph: Georgian Ministry of Defense