Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani met with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu at the trilateral Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Bucharest.
The 3+3 format cooperation mechanism for the Caucasus, RSM in Afghanistan, developments in the occupied territories of Georgia, and the recent geopolitical situation in the region were in focus.
The parties also addressed the upcoming 2021 Brussels Summit. Georgian FM hopes Turkey would back Georgia in terms of NATO’s open-door policy.
“Good meeting with my colleague Mevlut Cavusoglu. Turkey’s support towards Georgia’s integration into NATO, and our sovereignty and territorial integrity are crucial for us. Discussed the significance of enhancing our strategic partnership for the region,” FM Zalkaliani tweeted.
Good meeting W my 🇹🇷 colleague @MevlutCavusoglu. 🇹🇷’s support towards 🇬🇪’s integration into @NATO, as well as our country’s sovereignty & territorial integrity is very important for us. Discussed the significance of enhancing our strategic partnership for the region. pic.twitter.com/ebAr98bgNo
— David Zalkaliani (@DZalkaliani) April 22, 2021
Bucharest is hosting the trilateral meeting of foreign ministers of Turkey, Poland, and Romania. This year, Ukrainian and Georgian foreign ministers also participate in one of the panels of the event.
Honored to welcome 2 #Bucharest on April 22-23 FMs @RauZbigniew🇵🇱 & @MevlutCavusoglu🇹🇷 4 t/#SecurityTrilateral2021, as well as @DmytroKuleba🇺🇦 & @DZalkaliani🇬🇪 as guests 2 a dedicated session of our Trilateral.Since 2012, t/Trilateral grew into a valuable&useful dialogue platform pic.twitter.com/9CfgQqDdQh
— Bogdan Aurescu (@BogdanAurescu) April 21, 2021