10.Sep .2019 20:26

Giorgi Gakharia holds 1st meeting with former Secretary General of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia had a meeting with Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO).

Anders Fogh Rasmussen is visiting the country within the scope of an international conference organized by the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) and McCain Institute. Head of Government of Georgia expressed gratitude to the visiting dignitary for supporting European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations of Georgia.

Joint efforts to increase Georgian compatibility with NATO standards were on the agenda of the meeting, the government of Georgia press office reports.

"Former Secretary General of NATO praised the achievements made by Georgia and noted that he will continue to support the country in the process of North-Atlantic integration.

Focus at the meeting was made on the current position in terms of security and challenging humanitarian condition witnessed at the occupied territories of Georgia. Prime Minister of Georgia once again confirmed loyalty of the Government of Georgia towards peaceful resolution of the conflict and peace-building policy at large.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen congratulated Giorgi Gakharia upon his appointment to the position of the Prime Minister of Georgia and wished success in all his future endeavors,"- reads the statement from press office of Georgian government.