Ilia Darchiashvili has met with the ambassador-designate of the Republic of Bulgaria to Georgia
The Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili received the ambassador-designate of the Republic of Bulgaria to Georgia, Veselin Valkanov.
The Minister congratulated the Bulgarian diplomat on his appointment to the position of ambassador and wished him success in his future work in Georgia.
The sides welcomed the traditionally friendly relations between Georgia and Bulgaria. Discussions focused on important issues of the agenda of bilateral and multilateral cooperation.
The sides exchanged views on the existing trade and economic relations between the two countries, and positively appraised the fact that Bulgaria remains among the top ten trade partners over the past few years.
Special attention was paid to the role of the Black Sea region not only in maintaining security, but also in strengthening cooperation in the fields of transport, communications and energy.
Against the background of the security challenges facing the region, the sides highlighted the importance of international partners’ support for Georgia’s foreign policy priorities.
Special attention was paid to the important decision to give Georgia a European perspective and to Georgia's irreversible progress on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
The ambassador once again confirmed Bulgaria's unwavering support for Georgia's territorial integrity and sovereignty, as well as for its European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
The Bulgarian diplomat expressed readiness to further strengthen the relations between the two countries.
MFA of Georgia