Defence Minister: We see the risks and dangers exactly where we saw them, they have just intensified, as there is a war in the region

We see the risks and dangers exactly where we saw them, they have just intensified, said Defence Minister Juansher Burchuladze.

As for holding a Security Council meeting, the minister said PR-motivated activities are not typical of this government.

"Of course, the challenge is the same as it used to be, the danger is the same, it's just that there is a war in the region. We have also repeatedly experienced intervention. Classification of threats has not changed, the intensity has changed. We see the risks and dangers exactly where we saw them, they have just intensified. Consequently, our intensity will also increase. The threats that we have outlined in the documents have not changed. Intensity has changed. Consequently, we are working to increase our intensity, both with partners and with our internal resources. Theoretically, the threat could be complex, but, at this point, we do not see any specific threat. We work intensively to avoid the development of threats.

As for holding a Security Council meeting, we are not characterized by holding PR-motivated events. We meet in the same format, in fact, on a daily basis, and there is no need for this formality today. If there is a need for a formal Security Council meeting, of course, we will hold it. Law enforcement agencies meet with the Prime Minister on a daily basis," Burchuladze said.

Asked about who started the war in Ukraine, the Defence Minister told reporters: "The civil world is not asking who is the aggressor and who started the conflict, and why are you asking it?!"

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