The new U.S. Administration supports Georgia’s reform course and highly values the firmness and international efforts of the country

09.02.2017, Washington - The new U.S. Administration supports Georgia’s reform course and highly values the firmness and international efforts of the country – U.S. President’s National Security Advisor Michael Flynn said during the meeting held at the White House.
 
Mikheil Janelidze and Michael Flynn discussed the issues relating to Georgia-U.S. strategic partnership. The Georgian Foreign Minister thanked the National Security Advisor for his personal, as well as for the new administration’s interest and support for Georgia paying special attention to the strong partnership between Georgia and the U.S. and to the assistance the U.S. has been rendering to Georgia for its democratic development.

General Flynn made special mention of Georgia’s important role in maintaining Euro-Atlantic security emphasizing that when it comes to dealing with international security challenges Georgia is a key partner of the US not only regionally but also globally. General Flynn expressed his appreciation of the bravery of Georgian soldiers serving in peacekeeping missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to the National Security Advisor, Georgia sets an example of democratic and economic development in the region and has a great potential for becoming a regional economic hub.

The Georgian Foreign Minister briefed Michael Flynn on the Georgian Government’s package of reforms, which, according to the U.S. side, coincides with the new administration’s visions.

Discussions during the meeting also focused on the security environment in the region and on the situation in Georgia’s occupied territories. The White House reaffirmed its strong support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as for its European and Euro-Atlantic integration.