Georgia and Togo establish diplomatic relations

The signing ceremony of protocol was held in New York, US; Photo by Georgia’s MFA, 28 May 2014 - 16:54, Tbilisi,Georgia

Diplomatic and consular relations have been established between Georgia and the Togolese Republic, says Georgia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

On Tuesday, ties were made between Georgia and the African country, commonly known as Togo.

Ways to establish mutual relations between the two countries and to create mutually beneficial friendly relations had been outlined in a special document.

The protocol will be guided by the principles of national sovereignty, sovereign equality, territorial integrity and the inviolability of state borders, Georgia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry said.

The document was signed in New York by Georgia's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Kakha Imnadze. It was co-signed by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Togolese Republic to the UN Kodjo Menan.

In compliance with international practice, both parties informed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the establishment of diplomatic relations between their two countries.