Following the opening remarks of the day two of the Georgia’s Defence and Security Conference, Defence Minister of Georgia Tinatin Khidasheli and Chief of General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces held bilateral meeting with Chairman of EU, General Mikhail Kostarakos. The sides discussed Georgia’s participation in EU-led missions in the Central African Republic and Mali. General Kostarakos expressed hope that Georgia will continue its contribution in providing global security. He estimated Georgian Armed Forces vastly and outlined that EU extends great importance to Georgia for its participation in the EU-led missions. General Kostarakos also expressed hope that Georgia will engage in a new mission planned in July in the Central African Republic. Tinatin Khidasheli delivered information to the Chairman of EU Military Committee that the investigative team will leave for the CAR in the nearest future. General Kostarakos pledged the Minister that the EU will provide security for the Georgian investigative team in the CAR. Head of International Relations and Euro-Atlantic Integration Department Luiza Khitarishvili and other officials attended the meeting as well.