Defense Minister Met with NATO Core Team New Leader
18 June 2020

Defense Minister of Georgia hosted newly appointed NATO Core Team Leader, Colonel Norbert Hess. At the introductory meeting Irakli Garibashvili wished Colonel Norbert Hess success and hoped to continue close cooperation.   


The sides discussed the fulfilled projects under SNGP and referred to the future cooperation plans. MoD effort in fulfillment of SNGP and the progress achieved to this respect were emphasized at the meeting as well. Importance of the decision related to SNGP refresh was highlighted at the meeting that aims to increase Georgia’s interoperability to NATO, development of defense capabilities and support to Georgia’s path to NATO integration.

Colonel Norbert Hess replaced Captain Navy Stephan Annighoefer who led SNGO Core Team since 2017.

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