Georgia receives new wave of support after first new EU format meeting

President of the European Commission stated that “Georgia can count on the EU to believe in Georgia's future, and to firmly defend its territorial integrity.” Photo: Prime Minister’s press office., 21 Nov 2018 - 18:26, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has received billions of euros in support to develop its economy, education and other fields after the first new meeting format with the EU in Brussels took place today.

The key outcomes of the meeting include €3.4 billion for transport investment projects, €100 million of additional access to finance in local currency for SMEs, support for additional academic and scientific exchanges, and a new programme to increase the security of Georgian citizens, the European Commission says.