Ursula von der Leyen: Georgia should await financial, trade support from EU
Ursula von der Leyen: Georgia should await financial, trade support from EU

“Georgia should look forward to a combination of joint goals, financial support, as well as trade development between Georgia and the European Union, all of which will bring prosperity to Georgia and deepen relations between Georgia and the European Union,” Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission said after the video conference of the Leaders Dialogue of the Eastern Partnership (EaP).

Ursula von der Leyen responded Georgian First Channel’s question on Georgia’s expectations regarding the Eastern Partnership (EaP) programme. The President of the European Commission named main areas of the Eastern Partnership Support Program:

“First of all, we will intensify Georgia’s macroeconomic support and trade between the European Union and Georgia. We plan to invest in small and medium enterprises to improve the economic environment. There will also be investments in strengthening ties, including digital infrastructure, which is important for us,” said Ursula von der Leyen.

Ursula von der Leyen added that the EU would also support projects that make the economy greener and help to fight climate change. According to the President of the European Commission, this issue is also important for the European Union.

The video conference of the Leaders Dialogue of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) led by Charles Michel, President of the European Council and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission was held today.

Giorgi Gakharia, Prime Minister of Georgia has participated in the conference as well.

 

 

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