TBILISI, DFWatch–The prime minister and defense minister of Georgia will go to Turkey this week to discuss relations between the two neighboring countries.

Defense Minister Irakli Alasania said on Monday that he and Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili will go to Turkey and discuss bilateral relations and plans for cooperation between their respective defense ministries.

Alasania said he also plans to visit Armenia and Azerbaijan in March and hold talks about plans for military cooperation.

“One country cannot provide security in the region. We need to reinforce every format to provide regional security and Georgia will be one of the leading cornerstones,” he said at Monday’s briefing.