Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia met Pavel Blažek, Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic today.
Meeting held at the Government Administration was focused on the key directions of the dynamic partnership existing between the two countries.
It was noted that bilateral visits between Georgia and Czech Republic have become significantly intensified in the recent period.
Readiness was expressed towards a further deepening of current cooperation and political dialogue. Substantial support demonstrated by Czech Republic towards the institutional, socio-economic transformation and reforms of Georgia.
The Head of Government of Georgia expressed gratitude to the Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic for the unwavering support towards the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia, thereby highlighting the significance of the contribution made by the Czech Republic in the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM).
Dignitaries touched upon the significant progress achieved by Georgia on its path of EU integration. It was noted that by granting the European Perspective to Georgia, the Council of Europe has confirmed that the future of the country rests with the EU and this decision has given rise to a new stage of interaction, which should lead to the EU accession. Role played and significance of support demonstrated by the Czech Republic during its Presidency of the Council of the European Union was underlined in relation with the eventual EU accession of Georgia.
Discussion was also related to the First Summit of the European Political Community initiated by the EU and held in Prague. It was referred to by the Prime Minister of Georgia as of special importance for uniting forces to ensure peace and stability on the continent of Europe.
Meeting was attended by Zuzana Fiserova, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic; H.E. Petr Mikyska, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to Georgia and Rati Bregadze, Minister of Justice of Georgia.
Press Service of the Government Administration