Georgia-UK sign defence cooperation plan to enhance military ties

The defence plan was signed in London. Photo by Defence Ministry press office., 24 Oct 2017 - 17:52, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s Defence Minister Levan Izoria and his British counterpart Sir Michael Fallon have signed a defence cooperation plan which will upgrade Georgian-UK defence cooperation.

Izoria stated that Great Britain was ready to more actively participate in multinational trainings held in Georgia and financially support the country implement its NATO-Georgia Substantial Package.

The UK’s increased involvement in drills will further strengthen Georgia’s stability and help Georgian soldiers boost their military education and qualifications,” Izoria said.
Sir Michael Fallon expressed the desire to visit Georgia – that is a strong signal of the close cooperation and support,” Izoria added.

Fallon thanked Georgia for its role in international peacekeeping missions and highlighted the country’s importance for regional security.

Izoria arrived in London yesterday to participate in the Georgia-UK Wardrop Dialogue.