The meeting of Zohrab Mnatsakanyan with Mamuka Bakhtadze, the Prime Minister of Georgia24 July, 2019
On July 24, within the framework of his official visit to Georgia, Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with Mamuka Bakhtadze, the Prime Minister of Georgia.
Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan touched upon a number of issues on the Armenian-Georgian bilateral agenda, expressing confidence that further active cooperation will contribute to strengthening and expanding the cooperation between two neighboring and friendly states in a number of directions.
The interlocutors commended the high level of trade and economic relations, noting that for the mutually beneficial development of these relations it is necessary to make joint efforts towards utilizing the existing potential, including through the promotion of new regional programs.
Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Mamuka Bakhtadze positively assessed the effective collaboration between Armenia and Georgia within international organizations and other multilateral platforms. Within the context of the 10th Anniversary of the EU Eastern Partnership, the parties exchanged views on the vision of the future of this initiative and the steps to broaden cooperation within this format.
With this regards, the initiatives aimed at promoting contacts among youth have been particularly emphasized, noting that it will further strengthen the rapprochement of societies based on values of democracy and human rights.
The Prime Minister of Georgia and the Armenian Foreign Minister highly assessed the bridging role of the Georgian-Armenian community in the further rapprochement of the two friendly peoples and strengthening relations. The Foreign Minister of Armenia expressed his gratitude to the authorities of Georgia for the caring attitude towards the Armenian community.
The Prime Minister of Georgia and Foreign Minister of Armenia exchanged views on a number of regional issues, underlining the necessity for peace and stability in the region and the importance of further cooperation between Armenia and Georgia in this direction.