Secretary General and President Margvelashvili discuss deepening NATO-Georgia Relations

  • 09 Mar. 2018 -
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  • Last updated: 09 Mar. 2018 13:51

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.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili

The Secretary General said that the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package is delivering results and that NATO-Georgia cooperation continues to deepen. He looked forward to Georgia's participation at the NATO Summit in July. 

The Secretary General expressed his condolences for the recent death of a Georgian citizen in the Georgian region of South Ossetia and his hope for the prompt release of the two others who were detained.