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Why Georgia Matters

Chatham House, London

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HE Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia
Chair: Lord Wallace of Saltaire


Recent years have shown that events in Georgia can have repercussions for states far beyond the South Caucasus. Georgia is a pivotal point in Europe's security architecture, a key NATO partner, and an important transit state for diversification of energy supplies to Europe. The speaker will discuss Georgia's significance for its neighbours, the region, and the West.