Tbilisi to host NATO Military Committee meeting

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb.12

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Tbilisi will host a meeting of NATO's Military Committee in a 28+1 format on Feb.12. Members of NATO's Military Committee led by General Knud Bartels arrived in Tbilisi yesterday, the Georgian Defence Ministry told Trend.

Initially there will be a meeting held between Georgia's Defence Minister Irakli Alasania and committee members today. Following the meeting, Major General Vakhtang Kapanadze and General Knud Bartels will hold a press conference at the Defence Ministry.

The meeting of the Military Committee in a 28+1 format will be held in the Radisson Hotel today. Issues of transformation of Georgia's defence and security, future NATO-Georgian cooperation and Georgia's contribution to the Euro-Atlantic security will be discussed at the session.

State Minister for European Integration Alexi Petriashvili will participate at a working lunch following the meeting.

This is the first outbound visit of the Military Committee to Georgia. The committee sits as the supreme military body of NATO.

Translated by L.Z.

Edited by S.M.

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