Georgian PM discussed relations with US as part of Munich Conference
Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 7
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili took part in the 51st Munich International Security Conference and held bilateral meetings as part of the visit to Germany.
Garibashvili held the first meeting with the President of the Center for New American Security Richard Fontaine and executive director of the center Michèle Flournoy, the government told Trend Feb. 6.
The Georgian-US relations, the relations as part of the Strategic Partnership Charter, as well as Georgia's integration into the EU and NATO were the main topics of the meeting.
It was stressed that Georgia has taken another step towards NATO at the Wales summit. The matter rested in the prospect of implementing the NATO-Georgia package.
The sides also discussed the democratic reforms conducted in Georgia and the progress reached in this direction.
Particular attention was paid to the situation in the occupied territories. The concern was expressed in connection with Russia's signing of the so-called alliance treaty with Abkhazia and the planned signing of a similar document with Tskhinvali regime.
The sides discussed the global security issues. Georgia's contribution to the international missions was stressed. The situation in the region, including the crisis in Ukraine, were also discussed.
Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations Tedo Japaridze and Georgia's ambassador to Germany Lado Chanturia also attended the meeting.