Georgia and NATO

Georgia Plans New Reservist Force

Georgia Plans New Reservist Force

Reforms will contribute to the more effective use of the defense budget

Stoltenberg to visit Georgia in late May

Stoltenberg to visit Georgia in late May

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg plans to visit Tbilisi in late May. The visit will take place within the framework of the Parliamentary Assembly of the alliance, the Georgian Prime Minister Georgy …

NATO Days begin in Georgia

NATO Days begin in Georgia

NATO Days will begin in Georgia today. They will open with a series of events that will be held at the Information Center of NATO and the European Union, the organizers say. NATO Days will be officially opened by the Minister for …

Georgia Offers NATO to Build a Black Sea Base at Poti

Georgia Offers NATO to Build a Black Sea Base at Poti

NATO is planning to increase the alliance's presence on the Black Sea

NATO Military Committee meeting starts in Tbilisi

NATO Military Committee meeting starts in Tbilisi

The meeting of the NATO Military Committee was opened in the Radisson hotel in Tbilisi. It is a second meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Georgia. According to the Defence Ministry, this fact confirms the Alliance's …

Georgia may provide its infrastructure to NATO

Georgia may provide its infrastructure to NATO

After today's meeting with chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Gen. Petr Pavel, Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria said that Georgia is ready to provide its infrastructure for NATO's exercises in …

NATO military committee to hold meeting in Georgia on March 2-3

NATO military committee to hold meeting in Georgia on March 2-3

NATO military committee, headed by General Petr Pavel, is going to hold a meeting in Tbilisi on March 2, this message was posted on the Georgian Defense Ministry's website. The committee will stay in Tbilisi for two …

Why does Georgia need non-bloc status?

Why does Georgia need non-bloc status?

The opposition party 'Democratic Movement' of the former Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, Nino Burjanadze, appealed to the members of the constitutional commission, demanding to fix non-bloc status of the …

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