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Georgian Foreign Minister to Participate in Global Coalition Ministerial Meeting

Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze arrived in Washington for a working visit to take part in the meeting of foreign ministers of the Global Coalition working to defeat ISIS, scheduled for 22 March.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will host the meeting which will bring together foreign ministers of 68 countries.

The participants of the ministerial meeting will discuss threats emanating from ISIS, and the Coalition’s military efforts, including those towards maintaining international security and stability.

Georgia has been a member of the Global Coalition since 2014. The first meeting of Foreign Ministers took place in Brussels, on 3 December 2014. The aim of the Coalition is to develop a long-term strategy against ISIS and to enhance efforts to counter terrorism and the humanitarian crisis in the region.

Within the framework of his working visit to Washington, the Georgian Foreign Minister will meet US senators and congressmen, as well as representatives of US expert communities and think-tanks. Minister Janelidze will also hold meetings with his colleagues from various countries.

20 March 2017 17:42