Georgian Ministry of Defense
January 28, 2023

Issues of cooperation with the European Union were discussed in the Ministry of Defense

The representatives of the European Service of External Actions of the European Union visited the Ministry of Defense of Georgia. They were hosted by the first deputy minister, Lela Chikovani, together with the representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the Defense Forces. The meeting was held within the strategic dialogue.

The parties discussed current issues of cooperation between Georgia and the European Union within the framework of the Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP) and outlined plans for further deepening, expansion and strengthening of cooperation. The conversation touched upon the security environment in the region and the world, the financial assistance package allocated to Georgia within the framework of the European Peace Instrument (EPF), and Georgia’s contribution to the ongoing military training mission under the auspices of the European Union .

The Georgian side informed the representatives of the European Union about the ongoing transformation process in the Georgian Defense Forces and the implemented reforms. Attention was focused on the issues of strengthening the capabilities of the Georgian Defense Forces….