NATO military committee to visit Georgia

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 11

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

The NATO Military Committee will pay an official visit to Georgia on February 11-12. A delegation will be led by Chairman of the Committee, General Knud Bartels. He will be received by the General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Major General Vakhtang Kapanadze.

Bartels will hold meetings with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and President Margvelashvili in a government chancellery on Feb. 11.

A meeting is planned to be held with Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania on Feb. 12.

After the meeting, Major General Vakhtang Kapanadze and General Knud Bartels will hold a press conference for journalists at the Defense Ministry.

A meeting of the military committee in the "28 +1" format will be held on the same day. The transformation of Georgia's defense and security, the NATO-Georgia future cooperation and Georgia's contribution to the Euro-Atlantic security will be discussed at the session.

Georgian State Minister for European Integration Alexi Petriashvili will receive the NATO representatives.

The Military Committee is the NATO highest military body, which gives recommendations about the military policy and a strategy to the North Atlantic Council.

Translated by NH

Edited by CN

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