Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania. (Interpressnews.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Defense Minister Irakli Alasania is to meet Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense.

Alasania is on a working visit to the US and plans bilateral meetings at the Pentagon.

According to the Georgian Defense Ministry’s press office, Alasania and Hagel will discuss issues of bilateral cooperation in defense, as well as the prospects of Georgia’s integration with NATO.

Also on the agenda for Alasania’s visit is meetings at the US Senate and House of Representatives. He will participate in the conference of US Atlantic Council, which will be attended by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry.