US Secretary of Navy Ray Mabus Met with Georgia’s Main Power-Wielding Ministers


US Secretary of Navy Ray Mabus Met with Georgia's Main Power-Wielding Ministers

Paying a 2-day visit to Tbilisi, US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Georgia’s main power-wielding ministers.

He discussed military reforms and bilateral cooperation issues with Georgian defense minister Bachana Akhalaia. According to national defense ministry, the agenda included Georgia’s participation in peace-keeping operation in Afghanistan and prospects of integration to NATO.

Secretary of US Navy also met with Georgian interior minister Vano Merabishvili and talked over issues of bilateral cooperation and security. During the visit, Ray Mabus attended the Krtsanisi National Training Centre and watched demonstration drill of Georgian servicemen. The US official met with Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili as well. Ray Mabus left Georgia on Nov 19 for Baku, Azerbaijan.

Naval Today Staff , November 22, 2011; Image: navy