Georgia’s achievements are mainly direct results of Georgia-US strategic partnership – Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said after the meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Georgian PM thanked US Secretary of State for support to Georgia’s territorial integrity and state sovereignty, for modernization of Georgian armed forces.
“Our friendship was tested by time and our connections became stronger in the struggle,” Bakhtadze said. He claimed that Georgia had all practical tools to prepare for the membership of NATO.
PM also talked about the Georgian government’s peace policy that envisaged reconciliation with Georgian citizens residing in the occupied regions and commitment to non-use of force in regulation of territorial conflicts.
Also today, Bakhtadze will meet with John Bolton, National Security Advisor of US President at the White House.
On June 12, Georgian Prime Minister will open Georgia-US Strategic Partnership Conference that will be held at the United States Institute of Peace.
Georgian Prime Minister is visiting the US on June 5-14. At the end of the visit, a reception will be held on behalf of Georgian PM. Representatives of US government, international and non-governmental organizations and business circles are invited to the reception.