Patrick Shanahan, Acting Defense Secretary of the US, sent a letter to Georgia’s Defence Minister Levan Izoria after the meeting held in February on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference – Ministry of Defence reports.
“It was a pleasure meeting with you and Prime Minister Bakhtadze at the Munich Security Council. I appreciate the tremendous work you and your team do to strengthen the US bilateral relationship with Georgia and the sacrifices that Georgian soldiers have made at ours die in Afghanistan.
Thank you again for your discussion. I look forward to working with you for continued diplomacy and defence,” the letter reads.