Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze, who is paying a two-day working visit to Kuwait on February 12-13, participated in the Ministerial Plenary for the Global Coalition working to defeat ISIS.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah made opening remarks at the Global Coalition meeting, which discussed collaboration to continue progress in the fight to defeat ISIS.
Happening now: Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs @JanelidzeMkh #Georgia is participating in the Ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS #Kuwait #KuwaitConference pic.twitter.com/P4tnVoLfT7— MFA of Georgia (@MFAgovge) February 13, 2018
Mikheil Janelidze, who also addressed the meeting, congratulated the Coalition on its significant progress achieved in anti-ISIS campaign and confirmed Georgia’s commitments to ensuring global security and combating terrorism, according to the Georgian Foreign Ministry.
Georgia joined the Global Coalition in 2014, the year it was established.
As part of his visit to Kuwait, the Georgian Foreign Minister met with Kuwaiti Prime Minister Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and discussed security situation in the region, as well as a great potential of trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, the Georgian Foreign Ministry reported.