Georgia’s Interagency Group has visited the Republic of Croatia

On 31 May and 1 June 2016, Georgia’s Interagency Group, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister David Dondua, visited the Republic of Croatia. The delegation included the representatives of the Georgian Foreign Ministry, Defence Ministry and the Office of the State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration. The goal of the visit was to hold discussions with Croatia on the issues related to Georgia in the context of the NATO Summit in Warsaw.

In the framework of the visit, the Interagency Group held meetings with Assistant Defence Minister Nikola Brzica, Assistant Foreign Minister Amir Muharemi and Chairperson of the Defence Committee of the Croatian Parliament Igor Dragovan.  

Talking points included the preparation of issues related to Georgia for the NATO Summit in Warsaw, including, the implementation of the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package. Discussions also focused on the current situation in Georgia’s occupied regions and on the security environment in the region. The Croatian side reaffirmed unequivocal support for Georgia sovereignty and territorial integrity.    
 
On the sidelines of the visit to Zagreb, the Group met Director of the Diplomatic Academy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integrations of Croatia Mladen Andrlić to discuss the prospects for development of co-operation between Croatia’s Diplomatic Academy and the Georgian Foreign Ministry’s Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre.