German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen and Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili discussed Georgia-Germany bilateral relations today.
At the meeting, Von der Leyen and Kvirikashvili discussed the defence cooperation between Georgia and Germany. Germany's Minister commended the reforms Georgia implemented in the field of defence, the Georgian PM’s press office said.
"The German Defence Minister expressed her gratitude for Georgia’s contribution to the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan and stressed the high professionalism and the level of readiness of the Georgian servicemen,” Agenda.ge cited the press office as saying.
It added that in Von der Leyen’s words, the role of the Georgian Armed Forces is of utter importance for the Alliance.
They also discussed the challenges facing not only Georgia, but the entire region. It was stressed that Georgia and Germany should deepen their cooperation in various fields.