Ilia Darchiashvili has met with the co-chairs of the Geneva International Discussions

Published in Politics
Monday, 19 September 2022 11:21

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili held a meeting with the co-chairs of the Geneva International Discussions from the UN and OSCE - Cihan Sultanoğlu and Viorel Moșanu. 
The sides discussed security environment in the Russian-occupied regions of Georgia and in the vicinity of the occupation line, as well as the illegal actions of the occupation forces. The meeting focused on the importance of the Geneva International Discussions and the need to use the format effectively to achieve tangible progress in the main issues on the agenda, such as Russia's fulfilment of international obligations under the ceasefire agreement of August 12, 2008, as well as the safe and dignified return of internally displaced persons and refugees.
Darchiashvili drew attention to the security environment in the Russian-occupied regions of Georgia and in the vicinity of the occupation line, as well as the illegal actions of the occupation forces, which “further complicates” the security, humanitarian and human rights situation on the ground.
The officials underlined the need to keep the issue of the occupation of Georgian regions by Russia and the fulfilment of international obligations at a high level of the international community’s agenda.
The meeting also discussed the peace policy of the Georgian Government and the efforts made in the direction of the peaceful settlement of the Russian-Georgian conflict, both in the dimensions of deoccupation, and reconciliation and engagement.

MFA of Georgia

Read 87 times

Related items

  • The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia has met with the Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili, met with the Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates, Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh. At the meeting, the sides discussed the growing dynamics of bilateral relations.
     
    Discussions between the Prime Minister of Georgia and the President of the Emirates focused on the so-called mechanisms for effective implementation of the agreements reached at the meeting held on 31 October. In this context, the Ministers emphasized the importance of outlining concrete steps, which will lead to an improved cooperation between the two countries.

    MFA of Georgia

  • Ilia Darchiashvili has met with the chairmen of the foreign relations committees of the parliaments of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

    On 21 October 2022, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili held a meeting with the chairmen of the foreign relations committees of the parliaments of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Marko Mihkelson, Rihards Kols and Laima Andrikienė. 
    The Minister welcomed the joint visit of the chairmen of the foreign relations committees of the parliaments of the Baltic countries, which is given additional importance in the light of today's challenges.
    The sides focused special attention on the need to further activate a political dialogue and maintain close communication.
    The Minister emphasized the irreversibility of Georgia’s European integration reforms. Special Emphasis was placed on the progress in the implementation of EU recommendations and future plans.
    In the context of Euro-Atlantic integration, discussions focused on the NATO summit scheduled for next year in Vilnius. Ilia Darchiashvili emphasized Georgia’s progress in terms of NATO integration. Special note was taken of Georgia's expectations regarding the summit and the importance of the Baltic countries' support.
    The sides discussed the current security situation in the region. Special emphasis was placed on the situation in the occupied territories of Georgia, the importance of the Geneva International Discussions and the peace policy of the Georgian government.

  • ​Georgia remains high on the agenda of the executive and legislative authorities of the United States – Ilia Darchiashvili

    "Georgia plays an increasingly important role in the formation of the European security architecture of the U.S. One of the clear proofs of this is the unequivocal support, which the new U.S. national security strategy expresses for the European integration of Georgia " - the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Ilia Darchiashvili is quoted as saying during the "Minister's Hour".
    According to the minister, the strategic partnership between Georgia and the U.S. moved to an even higher level in 2022, which  marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. According to Darchiashvili, the deepening of strategic partnership is evidenced by a number of important visits to Georgia of high-level representatives of the executive branch of the U.S. government.
    In his speech, the minister welcomed the growing dynamics of cooperation between the two countries and focused special attention on the strengthening of U.S. support at the legislative level. According to him, the bipartisan bill " Georgia Support Act" approved by the House of Representatives, as well as the StateForeign Operations and Related Programs (SFOPS) appropriations bills and the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) once again confirm that Georgia remains high on the agenda of both the executive and legislative authorities of the United States of America.
    Ilia Darchiashvili also spoke about the importance of the U.S. support for the development, security, economic and military advancement of the Black Sea region. According to him, against the background of the ongoing developments in the region, the Black Sea countries, including Georgia, take on a particularly meaningful importance in terms of the national security interests of the United States.
    According to Darchiashvili, Georgia remains a strong and reliable ally of the U.S. The political, practical and financial assistance provided by the United States to Georgia, including in defense and security, trade and investment and other key areas, is tangible and visible. "Our goal is to further deepen the strategic partnership between Georgia and the United States in all priority areas as provided for by the Charter onStrategic Partnership," the Minister of Foreign Affairs highlighted.

  • Aleksandre Khvtisiashvili has met with the representatives of the German Eastern Business Association

    On 4 October 2022, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aleksandre Khvtisiashvili, held a meeting with the representatives of the German Eastern Business Association, which included representatives of 18 large German companies, including those operating in the fields of logistics, information technology, pharmaceuticals and agriculture.
    The Deputy Minister welcomed the deepening of trade and economic relations between the two countries and expressed his readiness for cooperation in terms of attracting investments. Attention was focused on the efforts made by the Georgian government in the direction of European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
    Aleksandre Khvtisiashvili informed the representatives of the delegation about the favorable investment environment and business opportunities in Georgia. The sides highlighted free trade agreements between Georgia and the European Union, China and the countries of the region.
    It was noted that despite the challenges facing the region, this year Georgia has an unprecedentedly high double-digit economic growth, which is the result of the country's reasonable and correct policy.
    The sides emphasized Georgia's logistics, transport, agriculture and tourism potential and foreign investors’ growing interest in this regard.

    MFA of Georgia
  • The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia has met with the members of the Council Working Party on Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    On 29 September 2022, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ilia Darchiashvili held a conclusive meeting with the representatives of the Council  Working Party on Eastern Europe and Central Asia (COEST).
    The sides focused special attention on granting a European perspective to Georgia and the efforts made in this regard. The COEST delegation once again congratulated Georgia on the European Council’s historic decision of June 2022 officially paving the way for the country to join the European Union. The European Union emphasized once again its firm support for Georgia's European future, sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders. Yesterday's visit of the Belarusian delegation to the occupied territory of Abkhazia was strongly and unanimously condemned.
    The COEST delegation also welcomed Georgia’s impressive progress on the road to European integration and its comprehensive reforms.
    Within the framework of the meeting, the sides discussed Georgia’s foreign policy priorities, the security environment in the region and the current situation in the occupied territories of Georgia. Special emphasis was put on the need of the European Union’s active involvement to address the threats facing the region.
    The Minister of Foreign Affairs once again confirmed the Georgian government’s strong readiness to implement the country's European agenda and priorities, including its obligations under the Association Agreement.
    The COEST delegation evaluated its visit to Georgia highly positively.

Business News

Silk Road Tbilisi Forum 2015 has started

Silk Road Tbilisi Forum 2015 has started

Silk Road Tbilisi 2015 forum started today. Following the success of the inaugural Routes Silk Road...

Agreement between SES and GEE

Agreement between SES and GEE

A new multi-year agreement was signed between worldwide satellite operator SES and Global Eagle Ente...

Visa free regime to impose for 15 February

Visa free regime to impose for 15 February

The visa regime imposed by Georgia to Iran has been cancelled for 15 February,” -the Deputy Ambassad...

USA to allocate 63 million US dollars for Georgia

USA to allocate 63 million US dollars for Georgia

U.S. Department of State to allocate 63 million US dollars for Georgia. According to the budgetary d...

MOST READ

« December 2022 »
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

About

The News Agency,
NEWSDAY.GE is
a part of STARVISION
Media Group.
It made its first
appearance on the Internet..More

 

Contact

NEWSDAY Ltd.
Lechkhumi street.43

Georgia,Tbilisi

Phone: (+995 32) 257 91 11
E-mail: avtandil@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Social Media