The Military Committee, NATO’s highest military authority, discussed Georgia’s progress on its defense reform and the way ahead for the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package at its session dedicated to Georgia on January 17.
“NATO Chiefs of Defense stressed continued support to Substantial NATO-Georgia Package and recognized Georgia’s significant and enduring support for NATO’s operations and missions, especially Resolute Support Mission,” Chairman of the Military Committee, General Petr Pavel wrote on his Twitter after the session on January 17.
#NATOCHoDs stressed continued support to Substantial #NATO - #Georgia Package + recognised significant & enduring support NATO’s Operations & missions, especially @ResoluteSupport. pic.twitter.com/kYc1aXQ7fx— Petr Pavel (@CMC_NATO) January 17, 2018
Chief of General Staff of Georgia, Vladimer Chachibaia, who also attended the session, said that the Georgian side briefed NATO officials on security challenges faced by Georgia and the region and discussed the achievements and future plans on Substantial NATO-Georgia Package.
The Military Committee meets three times a year, at the level of Chiefs of Defense to discuss NATO operations and missions and provide the North Atlantic Council with consensus-based military advice on how the Alliance can best meet global security challenges.