Meeting with the NCSEJ
8 December 2015

Minister of Defence of Georgia Tinatin Khidasheli met with the representatives of Jewish Organizations - National Coalition Supporting the Eurasian Jewry. Representatives of the organization paid special attention to a century-old history of friendship between the Georgian and Jewish people. The sides discussed Georgia-Israel and Georgia-USA relationship, also security environment in Georgia and in the region and Russia policy with regard to the occupied territories of Georgia. One of the main topics of discussion were the progress of Georgia on the path to NATO membership, results of the NATO Foreign Ministerial Meeting and Georgia’s roadmap from NATO Ministerial to the Warsaw Summit. The host side underscored the importance of Georgia’s contribution to strengthening the international security. Defence cooperation issues in the framework of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership and future prospects of cooperation were also discussed at the meeting.