The visit of US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin to Georgia accomplished. Defense Minister of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze made his American counterpart farewell from Tbilisi international Airport. He once more expressed gratitude for the visit and support and wished every success.
The Pentagon leader paid an official visit to Georgia together with the US delegation. Defense Minister of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze hosted him. Within the visit Lloyd J. Austin held bilateral meetings with Defense Minister and Prime Minister of Georgia, as well as visited the Special Operation Forces of Georgian Defense Forces.
Within the visit an agreement was concluded between Defense Ministry of Georgia and US Department of Defense that aims to strengthen defense and deterrence capabilities of Georgia.
On behalf of Georgia, Defense Minister thanked the Government of the USA for the critically strategic, successful and deepening cooperation that aims to enhance defense capabilities and strengthen sustainability of Georgia as the future member of the Alliance.