Gov’t adopts 2019-2022 foreign policy strategy

The document sets the country’s foreign policy goals, objectives and priorities, as well as the ways to achieve them. Photo: Prime Ministers press office, 30 Mar 2019 - 16:36, Tbilisi,Georgia

The Government of Georgia has adopted its foreign policy strategy for 2019-2022, which covers a wide range of issues that the country aims to address in the next four years.

Some of the key priorities for Georgia in 2019-2022 are:

  • Sovereignty and territorial integrity,
  • European Union and NATO integration,
  • Sustainable economic development,
  • Bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the region and worldwide
  • Contribution to the global security.

Photo: Prime Minister's press office

Russia’s occupation of the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (South Ossetia) remains among the key challenges for the country. The document says Russia’s illegal actions not only endanger the security situation in the Black Sea region but the entire European and Euro-Atlantic area as well.

The pragmatic and result-oriented foreing policy ensures strengthening of the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, further consolidation of its institutional democracy, public welfare and a worthy place in the European family and globally,” the document reads.

It also says that although Georgia has to protect its own interests in a way “turbulent environment”, as a European-type of a democratic state, it stays committed to ensuring peace, supremacy of law and human rights protection both in the region and globally.  

Photo: Prime Minister's press office