Tbilisi, Georgia, Dec.23
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
A meeting of the state commission for Georgia's integration into NATO was held in Georgia's government office on Dec.23.
The main issue of the agenda was Georgia's one-year national program and the steps taken by the country in 2013 towards the alliance, Georgia's government office said.
Additionally, the action plan for 2014 was also discussed.
"The annual national program implemented by the Georgian government was assessed by NATO as the best one in the last five years. Currently the work is underway on six projects and we were discussing this issue", Georgian State Minister for Integration into European and Euro-Atlantic structures Alexi Petriashvili said.
The chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Defense and Security, Irakli Sesiashvili expressed confidence that the process of integration into the alliance will be even more active in the future.
"And the next plan of cooperation with NATO for 2014 will be paramount, it can even be said excessively loaded. Alongside with commitments we also have ambitions to provide a fast and efficient development of the country. Accordingly, we hope that with the implementation of this plan, our relations with NATO will be further reinforced and strengthened. Naturally, we are waiting for progress," Sesiashvili said.
The meeting of the commission for Georgia's integration into NATO was led by the Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili.
Translated by L.Z.
Edited by C.N.