Georgian Ministry of Defense
February 3, 2023

The Minister of Defense of Georgia met with the Ambassador of the French Republic

Juansher Burchuladze hosted the new extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of the French Republic in Georgia. At the introductory meeting, the Minister of Defense congratulated Sheraz Gasri on his appointment to the position of ambassador….He thanked the French side for the practical and political support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our country and hoped that the close cooperation between the two countries in the field of defense will continue and become more multilateral. Juansher Burchuladze emphasized France’s contribution to the process of development, transformation, implementation of the NATO-Georgia essential package (SNGP), strengthening of the air defense system of the Georgian Defense Forces.

At the meeting, the parties discussed security challenges in the region and the world. According to the Minister of Defense, against the backdrop of modern challenges and the new security architecture in Europe, it is very important for Georgia to support the French Republic and strengthen the partnership in the field of defense and security.

At the meeting held in the Ministry of Defense, the sides also discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of defense between Georgia and France. The importance of “Dimitri Amilakhvari’s strategic dialogue” was also mentioned….