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Defence Minister meets Romanian Ambassador

Thursday, December 11
The Minister of Defence of Georgia hosted Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to Georgia Mr. Dumitru Badea. Military Attache of the Republic of Romania Colonel Niku Sekara also attended the meeting.

The sides discussed defence and security cooperation between Georgia and Romania and future plans. The discussions also referred to Georgia’s NATO integration prospects.

“We`ve focused on bilateral military cooperation and the prospects of future partnership. The Mutual Cooperation Plan for 2015 has been agreed upon between our ministries. Romania supports Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations and expects it to support our country in the future in implementation of all the initiatives envisaged under the NATO-Georgia Substantial Package, namely, getting Georgia and its army closer to NATO,” the minister said.

The Romanian Ambassador reaffirmed his support for Georgia`s NATO membership aspirations: “Today, me and our Defence Attache had very good meeting with Minister of Defence of Georgia Mindia Janelidze. It wasn’t only an introductory meeting, but it was also a meeting about cooperation between Romania and Georgia in defence and security matters.”.