Georgian and U.S. senior officials will hold a meeting of Strategic Partnership Commission in Washington on October 6 to review cooperation in frames of Charter on Strategic Partnership signed between the two countries in January, 2009.
Georgian PM Nika Gilauri and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make opening remarks at the beginning of the U.S.-Georgia Charter on Strategic Partnership Omnibus Meeting. Bilateral talks between PM Gilauri and Secretary Clinton is also planned.
Charter on Strategic Partnership covers four areas of cooperation involving defense and security; trade and economy; democracy and people-to-people contacts and cultural exchange. Respective four working groups have been set up to address these four areas of cooperation and meetings of those working groups were held in course of 2009 and early 2010.
PM Gilauri, who leads the Georgian delegation, said that during the visit to Washington he would also meet with U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, as well as with senior executives of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.