David Zalkaliani participated in Ministerial Meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism

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Friday, 24 September 2021 11:20

On 23 September 2021, the Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, David Zalkaliani took part in the Ministerial Meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism organized by Germany and France, on the margins of the High-Level Week (Shaping our common agenda) of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The role of multilateralism in combating the pandemic, protecting gender equality and tackling climate change were the key points of the meeting.
The meeting was opened by the German Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas and the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian.
In his speech, the Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, David Zalkaliani spoke about the importance of international cooperation and the rules-based international order in responding to global challenges. He highlighted the role of multilateralism in the context of fighting the pandemic, upholding the rights of women and girls, and protecting the environment. The importance of joint efforts in preparing for the future, dealing with the pandemic and creating a better international system was also stressed.
The Minister reaffirmed Georgia's support for the Alliance for Multilateralism and its commitment to further contribute to the strengthening of multilateralism.

David Zalkaliani has held a farewell meeting with the Bulgarian Ambassador to Georgia

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Monday, 26 July 2021 17:29

On 23 July 2021, the Vice Prime-Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, David Zalkaliani held a farewell meeting with the Bulgarian Ambassador to Georgia, Desislava Ivanova.
 
The Minister highlighted the Bulgarian Ambassador’s outstanding contribution towards strengtyhening traditionally friendly relations between Georgia and Bulgaria. Talking points included the increasing dynamics of high-level visits and successful sectoral cooperation. Special focus was placed on trade-economic links, cooperation in the sectors of transport and communications, education and culture.

Desislava Ivanova, for her part, expressed her gratitude to the Minister for the fruitful cooperation between the two countris in bilateral and multilateral formats. The Ambassador reaffirmed Bulgaria’s firm support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
 
At the end of the meeting, the Minister thanked the Ambassador for her active work during the past five years and wished her success in her future career.

Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine have established the "Associated Trio"

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Thursday, 20 May 2021 11:57
Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine have established the "Associated Trio". David Zalkaliani, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, publishes information about this on his Facebook page. "The common goal of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine is to unite and become a full member of the European Union /EU/," - the minister said.
The appropriate memorandum was signed in Kiev during a meeting of foreign ministers of said three states.
The final goal of the Associated Trio is accession into the EU.

D. Zalkaliani has spoken over the phone with the newly-appointed Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, J. Bayramov

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Tuesday, 21 July 2020 15:58
On 17 July 2020, the Georgian Foreign Minister, David Zalkaliani spoke over the phone with the newly-appointed Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Jeikhun Bayramov.
 
Congratulating on the appointment, Zalkaliani wished his Azeri counterpart success in his new role as Foreign Minister. The Ministers reaffirmed their commitment towards further deepening the friendship and strategic partnership between the two countries.
 
Enquiring about the escalations at Azerbaijan’s border with Armenia, Zalkaliani received the latest information on the ongoing situation. According to him, there is no alternative to peaceful settlement of the conflict. The Georgian Foreign Minister expressed the hope that through the engagement of international mechanisms and of the OSCE Minsk Group, in particular, it will be possible to bring the peace process back on track and de-escalate the tension.  

David Zalkaliani on the repatriation flights to bring Georgian citizens home

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Friday, 10 July 2020 14:30

At a briefing following the government meeting, the Georgian Foreign Minister, David Zalkaliani spoke about three opportunities offered to Georgian citizens wishing to return home.

Charter flights, which will be operated by two airlines: Wizz Air and Myway. The government subsidizes these flights, and maximum ticket price will be 200 euros. The charter flights will gradually bring home Georgian citizens from Warsaw, Athens, Rome and Madrid.
The Ministry of Economy is negotiating resumption of flights with various airlines. It is already agreed that Lufthansa will carry out two weekly flights. Negotiations are underway with Air Baltic and Air France on resuming regular flights from August.
Georgian Airways will operate charter flights from Vienna, Amsterdam and Tel Aviv.

“I want to assure our citizens wishing to prolong this process that repatriation flights may be extended up to August and September, and this will be determined based on the information and analysis we receive every day from our embassies to the EU Member States” – Zalkaliani said.

David Zalkaliani has met the Chinese Ambassador to Georgia

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Thursday, 09 August 2018 11:40

Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Georgia  Ji Yanchi.
The sides discussed important issues on the agenda of bilateral relations, as well as possibilities to deepen political, economic and humanitarian co-operation.

Discussions also focused on the issues relating to co-operation in multilateral formats, including within the UN.
The sides discussed the importance of exchanging high-level visits. Special attention was paid to Georgia’s participation in the China-Eurasia exhibition due to take place in Ürümqi on 30-31 August, and the international import exhibition scheduled in Shanghai, on 5-10 November.
The Foreign Minister expressed his gratitude for China’s firm position regarding Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and reaffirmed, for his part, Georgia’s support for the One China Policy.
Ji Yanchi congratulated David Zalkaliani on his appointment as Foreign Minister and expressed the hope for the further development of China-Georgia relations.

D. Zalkaliani has met with the Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 11:39

Georgian First Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkalianimet with the Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Ingibjörg Gísladóttir.
 
Discussions focused on issues relating to co-opertaion between Georgia and ODIHR, the ongoing reforms in Georgia and steps taken towards consolidation of democracy. David Zalkaliani thanked the ODIHR Director for assigning observers to monitor the nation-wide local elections. Ingibjörg Gísladóttir was provided with with detailed information regarding the difficult security and human rights situation in Georgia’s occupied territories. Special attention was paid to the need to create international mechanisms in the occupied territories. David Zalkaliani and Ingibjörg Gísladóttir also spoke about future plans for co-operation between Georgia and ODIHR.

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