Within the Trilateral Ministerial Levan Izoria meets his Turkish counterpart

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Thursday, 25 May 2017 16:11

Trilateral Ministerial was held at the level of Georgian, Turkish and Azerbaijan Defence Ministers in Batumi. In the framework of the Ministerial, Levan Izoria held a bilateral meeting with his Turkish counterpart Fikri Işık. 

Minister Levan Izoria thanked Minister of National Defence of Turkey for the steadfast practical and political support of Georgia and for the assistance provided by the Turkish side in the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package implementation. As Minister Levan Izoria underlined, Georgia`s Euro-Atlantic integration aspirations is unwavering and Georgia continues implementation of democratic informs in this direction.

The sides discussed bilateral cooperation issues. A special focus was placed on military education and joint military exercises. The discussions covered the contribution provided by Georgian and Turkish troops in the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. 

The 5th consecutive ministerial meeting finished in Batumi. The trilateral cooperation at the level of Georgian, Turkish and Azerbaijan Defence Ministers began in 2012.

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