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18 Jul. 2018

Secretary General: NATO is united in support for Georgia’s security

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (18 July 2018). The Secretary General praised Georgia’s contributions to the Alliance’s training mission in Afghanistan and the NATO Response Force. He also reiterated NATO’s support for Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations. “At the Summit last week, all 29 Allies reaffirmed that Georgia will become a member of NATO. This is in line with the decision we made at our Bucharest Summit in 2008,” he said.

12 Jul. 2018

NATO Secretary General and President of Georgia discuss Black Sea security

NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, met with the President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, at the NATO Summit on Thursday (12 July 2018). They discussed the close partnership between NATO and Georgia and Black Sea security issues.

29 May. 2018

NATO Days in Georgia highlight public diplomacy

The 11th annual NATO Days in Georgia took place from 16 April to 1 May 2018. President Giorgi Margvelashvili opened the event in the capital, Tbilisi. More than 60 activities were held in eight regions across the country, aiming to raise awareness of NATO-Georgia cooperation.

27 Apr. 2018

Director General of the NATO International Military Staff visits Georgia

Lieutenant General Jan Broeks, Director General of the NATO International Military Staff visited Georgia on 25 April 2018. During his visit, Lieutenant General Broeks met with Mr. Levan Izoria, Minister of Defence and Colonel Nikoloz Janjgava, First Deputy Chief of Defence, and other high-ranking Georgian officials. The Director General also visited the NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Evaluation Centre (JTEC).

9 Mar. 2018

Secretary General and President Margvelashvili discuss deepening NATO-Georgia Relations

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with President Giorgi Margvelashvili on Friday (9 March 2018) and thanked him for Georgia’s remarkable contributions to international security and to NATO operations and missions, including the contribution to the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan and to the NATO Response Force. He commended Georgia for the progress in implementing important reforms that will strengthen Georgia’s democracy and rule of law. He encouraged Georgia to continue on this path.

26 Feb. 2018

Improving gender equality in Georgia’s armed forces

As the armed forces of various countries open up more positions to women, striving for gender equality and reducing barriers for the meaningful participation of women in the military is increasingly important. The Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme supports a project to improve the conditions of women in Georgia’s armed forces.

6 Dec. 2017

NATO Ministers affirm support for Georgia

NATO Foreign Ministers reaffirmed their practical and political support for Georgia today (Wednesday 6 December) as well as their commitment to Georgia’s eventual membership of the Alliance.

16 Nov. 2017

NATO clears unexploded ordnance in Georgia

NATO has successfully completed a three-year project to clear unexploded ordnance from an ammunition depot in central Georgia. A closing ceremony for the Georgia IV NATO Trust Fund project was held on 7 November 2017 in Tbilisi, attended by more than 70 guests including NATO and partner nations’ Ambassadors and Defence Attaches, as well as senior NATO and Georgian Government representatives.

29 Aug. 2017

NATO Allies and partners help Georgia fight major forest fire

NATO Allies and partners have helped Georgia contain a major forest fire in the Samtskhe-Javakheti Region of Georgia. Recognising that inhabited areas could be at risk, the Georgian authorities approached NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) for assistance on 29 August 2017. Shortly thereafter, assets from NATO Allies and partners were on the scene: Turkey provided one firefighting aircraft and two helicopters; Azerbaijan provided a firefighting helicopter; and Ukraine provided a firefighting aircraft. By Friday (1 September 2017), the fire had been contained.

22 Aug. 2017

Forest and wild fires in Georgia - Request for assistance and situation reports

A major forest fire started near Daba village, Borjomi Municipality (Georgia) on 20 August at 14:00. The mountainous terrain and strong winds makes it extremely difficult to bring the fire under control. Situation is critical. The affected area covers about 35 hectares of forest. On 22 August 2017, EADRCC received a request for assistance from Georgia regarding these forest and wild fires.

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