Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia met MP James Heappey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland today.
The meeting was focused on the current partnership of the UK and Georgia in the field of defense, thereby stressing that relations between the two nations have been advanced to a new level by pursuing a strategic dialogue and cooperation in the field of defense.
Garibashvili highlighted that reforms in the field of defense are actively continued to make sure that capabilities get further developed. The significance of security in the Black Sea region was discussed at the meeting within the context of ensuring common Euro-Atlantic security.
Current warfare in Ukraine and security challenges witnessed in the region of Eastern Europe were noted. The need of deploying maximum effort of the international community in ending the war at the earliest possible time was highlighted at the meeting.
The meeting held at the Government Administration was attended by H.E. Mark Clayton, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the UK to Georgia; Juansher Burchuladze, Minister of Defense of Georgia.