The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili will pay a working visit to Brussels from 16 to 18 May
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili will pay a working visit to Brussels from 16 to 18 May.
According to the administration of the MFA of Georgia, the Georgian Foreign Minister, Ilia Darchiashvili will meet his counterparts from the European Union within the EU Foreign Relations Council sitting.
Discussions will focus on the EU integration agenda, the EU self-assessment questionnaire handed in by the Georgian Government and the security situation in the region.
Within the framework of the NATO Summit in Madrid, Ilia Darchiashvili has met with his Romanian counterpart
Georgia's European and Euro-Atlantic integration and the development of partnership between the two countries were the main topics of discussions between the Georgian Foreign Minister, Ilia Darchiashvili and the Romanian Foreign Minister, Bogdan Aurescu.
The meeting, which took place during the Prime Minister's visit to Madrid, focused on Georgia's efforts to become a full member of the European Union and Romania's support in this regard. The Romanian Foreign Minister welcomed the granting of a European perspective to Georgia, taking the country to a newer level of European integration.
Discussions focused on the steps taken by Georgia on the path to European integration and the progress on the strengthening democracy and the rule of law, protection of human rights, good governance and economic development were underlined.
Highlighting Georgia's NATO integration process, the sides referred to the strategic documents adopted at the summit and their importance in further advancing NATO-Georgia cooperation.
It was emphasized that Georgia is one of the Alliance’s most reliable partners making a huge contribution to strengthening the overall Euro-Atlantic security.
The sides also discussed the situation in the occupied territories of Georgia and the security challenges.
Bogdan Aurescu reaffirmed Romania's strong support for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity. For his part, Ilia Darchiashvili thanked his Romanian counterpart for Romania’s political and practical assistance provided to Georgia. The Georgian delegation led by the Prime Minister is participating in the NATO Summit taking place in Madrid.
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Prime Minister thanks Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade for strongly supporting Georgia’s path to European integration
The European Council's decision to grant EU membership perspective to Georgia and the close partnership between the two countries were the key topics discussed during today's meeting between Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Péter Szijjártó, Hungary's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Irakli Garibashvili thanked Péter Szijjártó for clearly endorsing the EU membership candidate status for Georgia, also emphasizing his gratitude to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for his principled position.
The Head of Government underlined that the European Commission's opinion on Georgia's European perspective has been made official, and based on the European Commission's recommendation, the European Council reaffirmed it.
According to the Prime Minister, the Government of Georgia continues working on every reform on the Association Agenda and will finalize every obligation assumed in the direction of democratic reforms.
Irakli Garibashvili thanked Péter Szijjártó for supporting Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity. In response, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary reaffirmed firm support for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and for the country's European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
The meeting also emphasized the successful cooperation between Georgia and Hungary across a variety of areas, with the parties expressing commitment to furthering this partnership.
The meeting at the Government Administration was attended by Anna Maria Sikó, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to Georgia, Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili, also by Zaal Gogsadze, Georgia's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Hungary, and Revaz Javelidze, Head of the Government Administration.
Press Service of the Government Administration
A MEETING WAS HELD AT THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF TURKMENISTAN WITH THE NEW REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ASIAN BANK OF DEVELOPMENT
On June 23, 2022, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov had a meeting with the newly appointed Director of the Permanent Representation of the Asian Bank of Development (ABR) in Turkmenistan Artur Andrysiak.
During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the issues of current state of relations between Turkmenistan and the Asian Bank of Development and their prospects. The sides named energy, industry, transport, trade, banking sphere and some others as the directions of cooperation.
Special attention was paid to the realization of the project of the construction of the gas pipeline Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) in the context of regional and international energy cooperation.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan having congratulated new Director of the Permanent Representation of the Asian Bank of Development (ABR) in Turkmenistan with appointment, wished him every success in new, responsible assignment.
Ilia Darchiashvili has met with the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
On 17 June 2022, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ilia Darchiashvili met with President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Margareta Cederfelt.
During the meeting, the sides welcomed the close cooperation between Georgia and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
The sides discussed the situation in the occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions. Emphasizing the importance of the international community’s strong and consolidated support, the Minister thanked the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the Assembly for their support of Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity, which was repeatedly expressed in various resolutions and statements. The sides focused on the issue of the Geneva International Talks. Discussions focused on the Georgian government’s peace policy and the steps taken in this direction.
The sides also discussed the situation in the region, the ongoing war in Ukraine and its impact on the security environment. The President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly was informed about the political and humanitarian assistance provided by Georgia to Ukraine.
Speaking about Georgia's European integration process, the sides underlined the importance of the European Commission's recommendation to grant Georgia European perspective. It was highlighted that the country will continue to move in this direction.
Prime Minister of Georgia Meets Karen Donfried, Assistant US Secretary of State for European and Eurasian AffairsPrint Version
Solid support of the USA towards Georgia, strategic partnership between the two nations and integration into the European and Euro-Atlantic structures were among the key topics of discussion by and between Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia and Karen Donfried, Assistant US Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs today.
The Head of Government of Georgia noted that the visit of the senior US official is yet another clear message about the unwavering support of the USA towards Georgia, which is profoundly appreciated. According to him, Georgia remains to be the most reliable and loyal ally of the USA both in the region and beyond.
Focus was made at the meeting on the significance of greater intensity of US-Georgia strategic partnership, inter alia including the further activation of a high-level political dialogue between the two countries, as well as in defense and security, trade, commerce and investments.
Steadfast and firm support of the USA towards the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia was reiterated at the meeting with the Prime Minister of Georgia, along with the encouraged European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations.
According to the Head of Government of Georgia, the craving of the government and people of Georgia is unwavering towards integration with European and Euro-Atlantic structures.
At the same time, dignitaries discussed the military activities currently witnessed in Ukraine.
Discussions were related to the situation existing in the region and the significant role played by Georgia in ensuring peace and stability in the region.
Meeting held at the Government Administration was attended by H.E. Kelly C. Degnan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the USA to Georgia; Ilia Darchiashvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia; Revaz Javelidze, Head of Government Administration.
Press Service of the Government Administration