Giorgi Mgebrishvili met with Euro-commissioner on migration, home affairs and citizenship issues -Dimitris Avramopoulos. The meeting was also attended by NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia- James Appathurai.
Minister of Internal Affairs reviewed projects implemented in the Ministry of Internal Affairs and priority directions within the frames of NATO cooperation, priorities include: implementation of analysis-based policy within the frames of the rule of law and police reform, further enhancement of society –oriented police; reforming of Emergency situations management agency and introduction of an early message system; enhancing police cooperation and fight against cybercrime.
At the meeting it was pointed out that Georgia as a reliable partner realizes its role in ensuring peace and stability of the region, does its best for fighting trans-border and organized crime. According to Minister Mgebrishvili, Ministry of Internal Affairs closely cooperates with NATO in order to prevent trans-border crime in the Black Sea region. Herewith, MIA employees participate in NATO- proposed trainings, workshops and forums on the regular basis.
Giorgi Mgebrishvili and Rose Gottemoeller also discussed issues of the future cooperation.