Georgia and NATO

Margvelashvili discusses Georgia#039s accession to NATO with US senators

Margvelashvili discusses Georgia's accession to NATO with US senators

Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili stressed the role of Georgia as the strategic partner of the United States in the Caucasus following his meeting with an official delegation led by senator John …

Georgian parliament backs resolution on Georgia’s foreign policy

Georgian parliament backs resolution on Georgia’s foreign policy

The Georgian parliament has unanimously backed the draft of the resolution on Georgia’s foreign policy with 91 votes. None of the MPs were against the bill. The draft was prepared by the Georgian Dream parliamentary faction, Interpress news …

Kvirikashvili: Russia’s fears over Georgia’s NATO integration beyond understanding

Kvirikashvili: Russia’s fears over Georgia’s NATO integration beyond understanding

Georgia’s PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili said Russia’s feirs over Georgia’s NATO membership are beyond understanding. According to him, Georgia will not pose any threat even as a NATO member.  …

NATO special forces exercises end in Georgia

NATO special forces exercises end in Georgia

Two-month Georgian-American military exercises for special operations forces ended in Georgia, Georgian Defense Ministry reported. Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria congratulated soldiers on completion of …

Georgia to introduce military recruitment system in compliance with NATO standards

Georgia to introduce military recruitment system in compliance with NATO standards

Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria has hosted the Chairman of the Estonian Parliament’s Committee of National Defense, Hannes Hans, Interpress news reported. According to the Defense Ministry, …

New Faces of Georgian Government

New Faces of Georgian Government

Premier Giorgi Kvirikashvili presented the new Cabinet

Margvelashvili: NATO-Georgian drills do not pose threat to anyone

Margvelashvili: NATO-Georgian drills do not pose threat to anyone

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili stressed the NATO-Georgian joint military exercise only served the aim to boost Georgia’s defence capabilities and better prepare Georgian soldiers to protect international peace and …

Russian Foreign Ministry: NATO-Georgia joint drills pose threat to regional peace

Russian Foreign Ministry: NATO-Georgia joint drills pose threat to regional peace

New NATO-Georgian military drills pose a threat to the regional peace and stability, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement. "As for the new NATO-Georgian military exercise involving over 250 servicemen from 13 countries, …

NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016 starts near Tbilisi

NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016 starts near Tbilisi

The first NATO-Georgia joint multinational brigade-level exercise, the NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016, started at the Joint Training and Evaluation Center, near Tbilisi. The exercise is aimed at developing the necessary skills in officers …

Stoltenberg: Cooperation with NATO is important for Georgia#039s security

Stoltenberg: Cooperation with NATO is important for Georgia's security

The international community assessed the parliamentary elections held in Georgia on October 8 as fair and democratic, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said. "It means that Georgia strengthens its democratic …

NATO Navy grapples with Georgia

NATO Navy grapples with Georgia

The U.S. military and political leadership considers situations in the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea as interconnected ones

Georgia to host NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Georgia to host NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Georgia will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in May of 2017, Georgia’s Parliament Speaker David Usupashvili informed. He believes that it will be "one of the most important events in the NATO …

Stoltenberg praised Georgian cuisine

Stoltenberg praised Georgian cuisine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg enjoyed Georgian cuisine, which he tasted last night in Tbilisi. "I visited Georgia in 1995, a lot of things have changed since then," …

NATO#039s Stoltenberg visit to Georgia crucial for internal affairs

NATO's Stoltenberg visit to Georgia crucial for internal affairs

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's visit to Georgia is very important for the country's territorial integrity and national sovereignty, as well as its path toward democratic reforms, Georgian Prime Minister …

Georgian parliamentary speaker proposes location of new US military base in Georgia

Georgian parliamentary speaker proposes location of new US military base in Georgia

Georgia's Parliament Speaker David Usupashvili proposes location of a new US military base in Georgia. Usupashvili made the proposal during his speech broadcast live on “Rustavi 2” TV …

NATO Secretary General to visit Georgia

NATO Secretary General to visit Georgia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will arrive in Georgia in the fall. He made the announcement at a press conference after the North Atlantic Council meeting.  "We have recognized the progress …

Magrvelashvili assures that Georgia-NATO cooperation will not hurt Russia

Magrvelashvili assures that Georgia-NATO cooperation will not hurt Russia

Georgia's cooperation with NATO ‘does not represent any danger to Russia", the president of the republic, Giorgi Margvelashvili, said today. "Georgia is not a threat …

Jens Stoltenberg to arrive in Georgia in the fall

Jens Stoltenberg to arrive in Georgia in the fall

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will arrive in Georgia in the fall. Jens Stoltenberg made the announcement at a press conference after the North Atlantic Council meeting.  "We have recognized the …

NATO to help Georgia in air defence development

NATO to help Georgia in air defence development

The NATO-Georgia Commission announced their new program for cooperation at the alliance's summit in Warsaw, and it appears to contain little new for Tbilisi. "NATO allies will provide support to the development of …

Khidasheli: Brexit won#039t affect our relations with NATO and EU

Khidasheli: Brexit won't affect our relations with NATO and EU

Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli believes that the processes in the EU, including Brexit, won't affect the relations between Tbilisi and NATO and the liberalization of visa regime with the EU. "As far …

NATO and the EU Desert Georgia

NATO and the EU Desert Georgia

Why does Brussels ignore Tbilisi?

Georgia is symbolically on NATO#039s side in Black Sea

Georgia is symbolically on NATO's side in Black Sea

The military-political alliance plans to create its group near Russia's sea borders

Burjanadze: Georgia won#039t become NATO member

Burjanadze: Georgia won't become NATO member

The leader of opposition party 'United Democrats', a former parliament speaker, Nino Burjanadze, stated that Georgia will not become NATO member. According to her, in the near future the country also will not …

Khidasheli comments on non-participation of Georgian soldiers in Anaconda-2016 exercises

Khidasheli comments on non-participation of Georgian soldiers in "Anaconda-2016" exercises

Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli commented on the situation around the non-participation of the republic in NATO exercise "Anaconda-2016" in Poland. "Of course, I'm always ready for any …

 Poland demands Georgia explain its refusal to take part in drills

Poland demands Georgia explain its refusal to take part in drills

Poland demands explanation from Georgia on Tbilisi's refusal to join the scheduled NATO Anaconda 2016 military exercises. The Georgian Defense Ministry said that Tbilisi did not send its troops to the NATO drills in Poland, as some …

Georgian Security Council to meet on Monday

Georgian Security Council to meet on Monday

The next meeting of the Georgian Security Council is scheduled for May 30th. It will begin at 15:00 at the residence of the president of the republic. It …

Tina Khidasheli: Noble Partner exercises bring Georgia closer to NATO

Tina Khidasheli: Noble Partner exercises bring Georgia closer to NATO

The US-Georgian military exercises Noble Partner 2016 concluded at the Vaziani airport near Tbilisi. "Every military exercise like this one is a guarantee that the Georgian Armed Forces are becoming closer to NATO but the military …

United States start military drills in Georgia

United States start military drills in Georgia

The war games called Exercise Noble Partner 2016 begin at Georgia’s Vaziani Air Base near Tbilisi. The drills are aimed at enhancing US and Georgian soldiers interoperability. "After speaches of officials, demonstration …

Khidasheli spoke about goals and objectives of Noble Partner 2016

Khidasheli spoke about goals and objectives of Noble Partner 2016

The war games called Exercise Noble Partner 2016 will be conducted on May 11-26 at Georgia’s Vaziani Air Base, 12 miles from Tbilisi, Sputnik reports. They are aimed at improving the mutual compatibility of soldiers …

NATO to strengthen assistance to Georgia

NATO to strengthen assistance to Georgia

NATO North Atlantic Alliance intends to strengthen the support and assistance provided to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova in strengthening their national security and sovereignty, NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow …