U.S.-Georgia Security Working Group Meeting

Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
November 29, 2012

The U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission's (SPC) working group on defense and security met on November 29 to review progress on goals set at the plenary session of the SPC in June in Batumi. The working group underscored the continuing U.S. support for Georgia's sovereignty, territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders and joint non-recognition efforts. The working group noted that the October elections and peaceful change of government were positive steps in demonstrating Georgia's progress towards Euro-Atlantic integration, a goal which enjoys broad consensus in Georgia. The United States supports Georgia's Euro-Atlantic aspirations. Full Text»