Georgian president increases National Security Council’s authorities
Georgia, Tbilisi, Nov. 23 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili intends to expand the National Security Council's authority.
The Georgian parliament told Trend that the president has already submitted amendments to the law on defense planning for consideration to a parliamentary bureau. According to the amendments, a document on assessing threats to Georgia will be developed by the National Security Council together with the Defense Ministry.
The president has initiated the bill.
Earlier this year, former First Deputy Foreign Minister Giga Bokeria was appointed as the head of the National Security Council.