Washington to host meetings within U.S.- Georgia Charter on Strategic Partnership
Tbilisi, Georgia, Dec.9
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Washington will host meetings between representatives of three working groups within the U.S. - Georgia Charter on Strategic Partnership from Dec.9 to Dec.13.
The schedule of the meetings is as follows: Dec 9 - meeting between members of the working group on issues of security and defence; Dec.12 - meeting between members of the working group on relations between nations and cultural exchange; Dec.13 - meeting between members of the working group on the issues of economy, energy and trade, Georgian Foreign Ministry told Trend.
The Georgian delegation will be headed by the First Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani.
The Georgian delegation has already left for the U.S. to participate at the meeting.
"We will consider the issues of cooperation in the spheres of defence and security. Next year is very important for Georgia. We will face many foreign challenges. In particular, there will be a NATO summit held in 2014. The issue will be our expectations about what our input should be and Georgia's progress will be fixed then. In addition, we will discuss cooperation between Georgia and the U.S. in the economic sphere, as well as the main foreign threats that we will face in 2014," David Zalkaliani said.