Mikheil Janelidze spoke before the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Conference

13.02.2018, Kuwait - Georgian Vice Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze  took part in the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Conference held in Kuwait.
 
Mikheil Janelidze congratulated the Coalition on the tangible success made in its fight against ISIS and reaffirmed that Georgia as a member of the Coalition will continue its efforts towards ensuring global security. Highlighting the importance of joint and coordinated actions against terrorism the Minister welcomed the adoption of the guiding principles of the Global Coalition.
 
Mikheil Janelidze brought to the attention of the participants of the Conference the Georgian government’s efforts towards ensuring stable and secure environment in its territory, as well as towards preventing radicalism and extremism. According to the Minister, the effective implementation of various projects in Georgia’s ethnic and religious minority regions contributes to the integration of the vulnerable segments of the population into the social, economic and political life of the country. Social integration, education and inclusive society serve as essential prerequisites for the eradication of terrorism and radicalism – the Minister said.  
 
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson delivered opening remarks at the Conference. High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and foreign ministers of the EU Member Staes and other countries forming the coalition were also present.