Georgian Ministry of Defense
May 4, 2022

The delegation of the French Ministry of Defense was hosted at the Ministry of Defense

The First Deputy Minister of Defense of Georgia and the Deputy Commander of the Defense Forces hosted the Head of International Relations of the Joint Staff of the French Republic. Lela Chikovani and Brigadier General Irakli Chichinadze thanked Major General Laurent Marbef for his visit and France for his political and practical support.

[T]they focused on the close cooperation between Georgia and France in the field of defense and outlined the prospects for future cooperation….The talks focused on air defense, cooperation in the field of mining, as well as the ongoing EU -led Military Training Joint Contribution to the Mission (EUTM RCA). At the meeting, the sides expressed strong support and solidarity with Ukraine and discussed the threats and security challenges in the region.