Georgia’s government will “present its priorities” at this year’s Global Security Forum in Bratislava, with Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili the keynote speaker on the European Union’s neighborhood panel at the event, it said on Thursday. Revaz Beshidze, Ambassador of Georgia to Slovakia.
Beshidze said the Forum would include a “representative delegation” from Georgia under Garibashvili, who is one of the speakers on the Panel along with Moldovan President Maia Sandu.
The Ambassador stressed the importance of the GLOBSEC event as “one of the most authoritative forums on security issues in Europe”, where the focus will be on issues of Russian aggression in Ukraine and the resulting security challenges in Europe.
The Prime Minister of Georgia will also have bilateral meetings with his counterparts and senior political leaders of the European Union, the ambassador said, noting that the main priority of the Georgian delegation is to push for the country’s candidacy for the EU membership.
Garibashvili will take part in the panel on the EU’s neighbourhood, dedicated to the issues of the associated countries of the trio of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The panel will also feature an online engagement involving Sandu.