About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 02:59 - 26 Mar.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Defense Minister Visits NATO HQ
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 24 Jun.'15 / 11:15

Georgian Defense Minister, Tina Khidasheli, has left for Brussels to visit NATO headquarters for a meeting of defense ministers from the alliance members and Afghanistan mission contributor nations on June 25.

With 885 soldiers Georgia is the second largest troop contributor to NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.

Khidasheli told journalists before departure early on Wednesday morning that she will also have more than dozen of bilateral meetings with her counterparts from the NATO member states.

Speaking at a meeting with civil society representatives on June 22, Khidasheli said that the Georgia will be firm in its demand towards NATO to grant the country Membership Action Plan (MAP) at the next summit of the alliance in Warsaw in 2016.
 
“Our people deserve to know precisely and to be sure that its government aims at maximum results,” the Georgian Defense Minister said on June 22.

“I am not going to tone down demands,” she said. “Georgia fights and does its utmost to move substantially on a new level of relationship with NATO at the Warsaw summit and we will be constantly in communication with the people – and not just by making statements that we want MAP – but also through reporting [to the public] all those specific issues that we are undertaking on this path.”

This is Khidasheli’s second visit to NATO HQ since taking defense minister’s office in early May.

Latest News
26 Mar.'17 02:59
Owners willing to hand controlling stakes to Rustavi 2 staff
Much still unclear about a surprise deal.
26 Mar.'17 00:26
UN Human Rights Council demands “immediate access” to Abkhazia, South Ossetia
Resolution passed by 18 votes to 5 against. 24 abstained.
25 Mar.'17 00:58
Moscow Accuses Tbilisi of Wanting to ‘Sabotage’ Geneva Talks
Georgia’s ‘political show’ creates ‘confrontational atmosphere’ ahead of March 28-29 talks, Moscow says.
24 Mar.'17 20:57
Interior Minister Pledges Closer Partnership with Brussels
Mghebrishvili reassures partners, as Georgians ready for visa-free travel.
24 Mar.'17 17:41
Ukraine Denounces Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls
Ukraine supports Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the country’s OSCE Ambassador said.
24 Mar.'17 16:47
Georgia Denies Arms Transit Reports to Armenia
Georgian officials denied two separate reports on alleged arms transit to Armenia.
24 Mar.'17 13:26
National Security Council Convenes over NATO, Abkhazia
NSC discussed Black Sea Security, Georgia-NATO relations and Security Strategy update.
23 Mar.'17 17:32
Foreign Minister Joins Ministerial Meeting against Terrorism
The Global Coalition meeting was hosted by the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 22.
23 Mar.'17 16:05
Alliance of Conservatives & Reformists in Europe on Rustavi 2 TV Dispute
ACRE ‘believes’ Georgia will continue to uphold media plurality and media freedom in the country.
23 Mar.'17 14:05
Parliament Overrides Presidential Veto on Surveillance Bill
Lawmakers rejected presidential objections as ‘politically motivated.’

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
54