Visit to Georgia by the North Atlantic Council

  • 03 Oct. 2019 - 04 Oct. 2019
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  • Press Release (2019) 094
  • Issued on 23 Sep. 2019
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  • Last updated: 23 Sep. 2019 16:26

At the invitation of the Georgian authorities, the North Atlantic Council (NAC) will visit Georgia on 3 and 4 October 2019.

The Deputy Secretary General Ms. Rose Gottemoeller will chair a meeting of the NATO – Georgia Commission with the Prime Minister of Georgia Mr. Giorgi Gakharia in Batumi.

The Deputy Secretary General and the NATO Permanent Representatives will also hold meetings with the President of Georgia Ms. Salome Zourabichvili, the Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr. Vakhtang Gomelauri, the Minister of Defence, Mr Irakli Garibashvili, as well as with the Chairman of the Parliament, Mr. Archil Talakvadze and Georgian Parliamentarians. The NATO Ambassadors will furthermore have a working lunch with Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani, meet with civil society representatives and visit two Georgian coast guard vessels.

The Deputy Secretary General will also deliver a speech to students at the Batumi State University.

Live coverage of the media events will be available on the NATO web site.

Media accreditation

Prior accreditation is required to cover the visit, and must be done through this website ( no later than 27 September 2019.

For further details, media should refer to the advisory released by the Georgian authorities at the link above.

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