Georgian Armed Forces General Staff chief to participate in NATO Military Committee meeting

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Jan. 21

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Head of the General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Major General Vakhtang Kapanadze is on a visit to Brussels.

A meeting of the NATO Military Committee will be held at the headquarters of the alliance on January 21-23, the Ministry of Defense told Trend on Monday.

Several meetings will be led by the head of the NATO Military Committee, General Knud Bartels. The member-states and partners will discuss the current operations, the process of transformation and the plans on strengthening the partnership within two days.

Kapanadze will take part in a meeting of the heads of the joint staffs of the non-NATO member-states participating in the ISAF operation. He will address his foreign counterparts. Several issues, the NATO-Georgia cooperation in the military sphere and Georgia's readiness to support the Afghan security forces will be discussed.

A meeting of the military committee is planned to be held in the format of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership.

Kapanadze will meet with General Knud Bartels as part of his visit on Jan. 21.

Bilateral meetings will be held with foreign colleagues. The chief of the Georgian General Staff will discuss the military cooperation with Lithuanian, Moldovan, Polish and Belarusian counterparts.

Translated by NH

Edited by CN

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