Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova are united by European aspirations and shared values, committed partners to EaP to advance political, economic and sectoral integration with the EU, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili tweeted before kicking off top tier meetings in Brussels on Tuesday.
Today we are starting first ever visit of the #AssociatedTrio for the meetings w/ ??’s @vonderleyen, @CharlesMichel, @EP_President. United by European aspirations, and shared values, committed Partners to EaP to advance political, economic and sectorial integration with the EU. pic.twitter.com/8SF3Q9vxZ1
— Irakli Garibashvili (@GharibashviliGe) November 30, 2021
PM Irakli Garibashvili and his Ukrainian and Moldovan colleagues, Denys Shmyhal and Natalia Gavrilița, will hold meetings with European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and European Parliament President David Sassoli.
Denys Shmyhal also tweeted, saying the Associated Trio countries have “a rich agenda” ahead. The Prime Ministers of the Associated Trio countries will review the upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit scheduled for December 15.
Getting ready together with ?? PM @GharibashviliGe and ?? PM @natgavrilita for today’s meetings with #EU leadership in the format of the Associated Trio. We have a rich agenda ahead. pic.twitter.com/3MWnclZCKf
— Denys Shmyhal (@Denys_Shmyhal) November 30, 2021
PM Garibashvili will focus on the Georgian government’s ambitious plan to apply formally for EU membership in 2024.