Georgia Ministry of Defense
January 23, 2023

The Minister of Defense of Georgia discussed issues of bilateral cooperation with his Swedish counterpart

The Minister of Defense of Georgia talked to his Swedish counterpart about issues of strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of defense. Juansher Burchuladze congratulated Paul Johnson on his appointment as Minister of Defense and wished him success. During the telephone conversation, attention was focused on the security situation in the region and common challenges.

The Minister of Defense thanked the Swedish side for its strong political and practical support in the field of defense. Colleagues discussed issues of successful cooperation in the field of defense and future plans of relations. Attention was focused on Georgia’s aspirations to join European and Euro-Atlantic structures. The minister emphasized the importance of the support of partners on this path and the progress achieved by Georgia. Juansher Burchuladze introduced to the Minister of Defense of Sweden the implemented and planned measures for the strengthening of the NATO-Georgia Essential Package (SNGP) and thanked him for his important contribution.