Georgia: PM Kvirikashvili Says No Plans To Replace Interior, Defense Ministers


(Civil.Ge) — Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said that there are no plans to replace Interior and Defense Ministers as a part of “several” possible changes in the cabinet.

He pledged “full support” to Defense Minister Levan Izoria in implementing reforms.

“We are facing serious security challenges and our defense and security system should be ready for such challenges. There are very important plans of implementing defense reforms in order to bring them in compliance with NATO standards,” PM Kvirikashvili told reporters.

He also said that “a very important memorandum” between Georgia and the United States on deepening the defense and security partnership “is already being introduced” and “the entire government should consolidate” around this issue.


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