Meeting with Bulgarian Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov
13 February 2019

Within the frames of NATO defence ministerial, Minister of Defence of Georgia Levan Izoria met with Minister of Defence of Bulgaria Krasimir Karakachanov.

Minister Izoria thanked his colleague for Bulgaria’s support for Georgia’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and Euro-Atlantic integration. Levan Izoria introduced Bulgarian Minister with the reforms conducted in the Georgian Defence Forces for the aim of Georgia’s membership in NATO. The main subjects of the meeting included strengthening security in the Black Sea region and intensification of NATO-Georgia cooperation. 

Ministers also talked about participation in multinational exercises. As Levan Izoria declared, Bulgaria will be involved in NATO-Georgia Exercise 2019 and will also participate in international exercise Agile Spirit 2019, both planned in Georgia. 

Minister thanked Bulgarian side for activities and support by NATO Contact Point Embassy in previous years. 

During 2019, Minister Izoria will pay an official visit to Bulgaria.