03 December 2021,   08:13
US Secretary of Defense arrives in Georgia

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is already in Georgia. The Head of the Pentagon was met by the Minister of Defense of Georgia at the Tbilisi International Airport.

During the visit, Lloyd Austin will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. The US Secretary of Defense will visit one of the military bases of the Georgian Defense Forces and will attend a joint exercise with the participation of American and Georgian servicemen.

The official visit of the US Secretary of Defense once again confirms the outstanding cooperation between the two countries. This visit will further deepen ties and strengthen partnerships between our countries.

Lloyd Austin wrote about his visit to Georgia on the social network.

“Wheels down in Georgia. The United States is committed to helping Georgia build its defense capacity and advance its Euro-Atlantic integration, and I’m looking forward to my meetings here”, - he tweeted.