Turkish defense chief marks Independence Day in Georgia
Akar later attended a ceremony in Freedom Square in the capital Tbilisi, where Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili and Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze both delivered speeches about the country's independence.
Akar and Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria also had a chance to speak.
On Twitter, Bakhtadze wrote: "We are celebrating Independence Day in Georgia! In the face of many challenges, we continue to work hard to strengthen our statehood and we stand together in defense of the ideals and values we fought for throughout the history."
Following the ceremony, Akar met with Bakhtadze at the prime ministry, and later co-chaired an inter-delegation meeting with lzoria .
Military and defense cooperation between the two countries and regional security were discussed during the gathering, according to defense sources.