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"Defense Ministry has ability to export Fulfilled Reforms“

Thursday, January 30
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania estimated the reforms carried out during last year. Defense Minister of Georgia commented on the Annual Report for 2013 by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen with media representatives. As he outlined, Defense Ministry of Georgia has ability to share progress and experience achieved in transparency sphere to other countries. “Defense Ministry of Georgia has already ability to export reforms in sphere of transparency. In the nearest future we intend to hold seminars to our partner countries that need assistance in this field” – stated Irakli Alasania. As NATO Secretary General writes in his latest annual report that NATO maintains a close relationship with four partner countries that are aspiring to join the alliance: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia and Georgia: “In 2013 good progress has been made in implementing reforms, even if further progress is required for these countries to achieve their membership aspirations”. The report says specific areas of work for Georgia includes continuing the progress toward civilian and military reform goals as set out in the Annual National Program in Georgia.