The US President supports the independence, sovereignty and Euro-Atlantic aspirations of Georgia.
The US President supports the independence, sovereignty and Euro-Atlantic aspirations of Georgia. This statement was made by the US Secretary of State John Kerry at the joint press conference with Giorgi Kvirikashvili.
“This is my second visit to Georgia and the first visit as the US Secretary in State. I tasted your traditional Khachapuri and Georgian wine when I was here. I am surprised that I had not arrived in Georgia before. Georgia is wonderful democratic country with the difficult neighborhood. The massage of President Obama is that he supports the independence, sovereignty, security and Euro-Atlantic aspirations of Georgia. The cooperation between us is deeper now and this is bilateral process,”- John Kerry said.
Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili sets out for Baku
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has set out for Baku on the invitation of President Ilham Aliyev. On November 24, the Head of Government will attend the SPECA (United Nations Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia) Baku Economic Forum as Guest of Honor.
The Prime Minister of Georgia will deliver a speech at the Summit of Heads of State scheduled within the scope of the forum. Irakli Garibashvili will also meet with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
Marking the 25th anniversary of the SPECA, this year's forum will be chaired by Azerbaijan.
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VIDEO / Prime Minister of Georgia Attends a Funeral Service of Military and Civilian Citizens of Georgia Deemed Missing after the Armed Conflict of 1990’s Relocated from the Occupied Territory of Abkhazia
Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia accompanied by Members of Government, attended a funeral service of the military and civilian citizens of Georgia deemed missing after the armed conflict of 1990's that have been relocated from the occupied territory of Abkhazia today.
The Prime Minister of Georgia paid tribute to the memory of the deceased at the Trinity Cathedral and expressed condolences to their family members.
Out of the 20 identified individuals that were deemed missing, 14 are military and 6 - civilians.
Within the scope of a mechanism designed to locate the missing individuals after the armed conflict of 1990's and a war of 2008 August, first round of identification and relocation of the corpses occurred in 2013. To this day, corpses of 604 individuals have been located, out of which 265 are identified.
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Prime Minister departs for Brussels
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, together with a delegation, has set out on a visit to Belgium.Within the scope of the visit, Irakli Garibashvili will hold high-level bilateral meetings at both NATO and the EU.Led by the Prime Minister, the Georgian delegation consists of Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili and Head of the Government Administration Revaz Javelidze.Press Service of the Government Administration
A large-scale presentation of Georgian wine was held in China
The international wine and food exhibition "The 108th China Food & Drinks Fair" was held in Chengdu, city of People’s Republic of China. 34 Georgian wine producing companies participated in the exhibition with the support of the National Wine Agency. After the pandemic, this was the first large-scale presentation of Georgian wine in the country, which is one of the strategic markets for Georgia; China is among the top five exporting countries of Georgian wine.
The Chairman of the National Wine Agency, Levan Mekhuzla, and the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Georgia to the People's Republic of China, Archil Kalandi attended the opening of the exhibition.
"After the pandemic, Georgia returned to one of the most important exhibitions in China. The Georgian delegation was the only guest country that participated in the official opening ceremony of the exhibition. 34 Georgian wine producing companies were represented at the Georgian display stand this year. It should be noted that the private sector was very active, they desired to participate in the exhibition. Like all other marketing events, participation in the exhibition "The 108th China Food & Drinks Fair” will further increase the popularity and sales of Georgian wine in the strategic market of China," said Levan Mekhuzla.
Within his visit to China, Levan Mekhuzla met with representatives of local government, commercial companies and "Georgian Wine Houses". The parties discussed the potential of increasing the export of Georgian wine and the issues of marketing activities during the meeting.
The exhibition "The China Food & Drinks Fair" has been held in China since 1955 and is considered one of the most important exhibitions in China, which is attended by thousands of wine producers and up to a million visitors from different countries of the world every year. This is the best opportunity for Georgian wine to become more recognizable and popular in the Southeast Asian market. Within the scope of the exhibition, representatives of Georgian wine companies held meetings with partners and potential importers.
Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili meets US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met with Erika Olson, United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State.In the meeting at the Government Administration, the strategic partnership between the two countries was discussed. The importance of strengthening cooperation in different areas was emphasized.Irakli Garibashvili and Erika Olson also discussed the security environment in the region and the world. In this context, the importance of the Prime Minister’s South Caucasus peaceful neighborhood initiative was underlined.The conversation also touched on Georgia’s tangible progress toward European integration.The meeting was attended by US Deputy Chief of Mission in Georgia Rian Harris, Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili, and Head of the Government Administration Revaz Javelidze.Press Service of the Government Administration