irakli gharibashvili - barack obama - 2014-02-24

President Obama and Gharibashvili when they met last month at the White House. (Official photo.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–President Barack Obama writes in a letter that he hopes to meet Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili at the third Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague 23-25 March.

The US president’s letter to Gharibashvili, published on Monday, deals with the upcoming summit and cooperation with Georgia ‘to strengthen nuclear security globally.’

“I would also like to work with you to ensure that other international actors, such as the International Atomic Energy Agency, are strengthened to carry forward the nuclear security mission as it growth,” the letter says.


The letter from Obama to Gharibashvili. (Click to open.)

“We especially appreciate Georgia’s partnership in efforts to thwart nuclear smuggling in your region.”

Representatives from 53 states will attend the summit with more than 5000 delegates. President of the US, Chancellor of Germany, PM of the UK, President of France are among them, as well as Georgian PM.