The Georgian Foreign Minister participates in the 53rd Munich Security Conference

17.02.2017, Munich – The Georgian delegation led by Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili is due to take part in the in the 53rd Munich Security Conference which will open today. The international conference will also be attended by Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze.

The participants of the Conference will discuss international security challenges and global crises.  The Conference agenda will focus on transatlantic relations and NATO’s future; co-operation in the area of defence and security; relations with Russia; developments in Syria, and the security situation in the Asia-Pacific.

Among this year's participants are of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of Defence James Mattis, UN Secretary of General   António Guterres, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, over thirty heads of states and over eighty Foreign Affairs and Defence Ministers.

On the sidelines of the Conference, Mikheil janelidze will hold bilateral meetings with his colleagues.

The 53rd Munich Security Conference will end on 19 February.