Georgia’s Prime Minister will meet EU, NATO top officials in Brussels

Georgia signed its Association Agreement with the European Union on June 27, 2014., 30 Nov 2016 - 11:14, Tbilisi,Georgia

Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili is set to leave for Belgium today to participate in the third session of the European Union (EU)-Georgia Association Council.

The event was scheduled to take place on Friday, December 2.

During his three-day Belgium visit, Kvirikashvili will meet EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) top officials.

His trip will involve meetings with:

  • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
  • President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz
  • President of the European Council Donald Tusk
  • Vice Presidents of the European Parliament Manfred Weber and Gianni Pittella
  • High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini
  • European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn
  • EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos
  • EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete
  • EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom
  • Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs Elmar Brok

Kvirikashvili will visit Brussels together with several Cabinet members. His delegation will include Georgia’s Foreign Minister, Economy Minister, Defence Minister, Education Minister and State Minister for Euro-Atlantic integration.

This will be the first foreign visit for Kvirikashvili since he and his renewed Cabinet were approved by Parliament on November 26 following Georgian Dream's success at the Parliamentary Elections for the second time.