Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met with the Chair of the Delegation for relations with the South Caucasus, MEP Marina Kaljurand on Wednesday.
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— Irakli Garibashvili (@GharibashviliGe) March 17, 2021
According to the government’s press service, the parties discussed the successful cooperation between Georgia and the European Union in various fields and Georgia’s European integration process.
MEP Marina Kaljurand congratulated the Prime Minister on the successful results of the Georgia-EU Association Council meeting and reaffirmed strong support for the country’s European integration process.
“The EU-mediated political dialogue in Georgia was also in focus. The sides stressed that the process should continue in a constructive environment. A consensus should be reached.
It was emphasized that political parties should focus not on their interests but the citizens’ interests. They should consider the country’s long-term interests when taking steps.
The meeting also focused on the geopolitical situation in the region and security challenges in the occupied territories of Georgia. The Georgian government’s peace policy in the conflict settlement process and the European Parliament’s strong support for the country’s territorial integrity and sovereignty were underlined,” the press statement reads.
— Marina Kaljurand MEP (@MarinaKaljurand) March 17, 2021