European Council President arrives in Georgia to address Eastern Partnership Batumi conference

Georgian Foreign Minister Davit Zalkaliani welcomed President of the European Council Donald Tusk at Batumi airport. Photo: Georgian Foreign Ministry press office, 10 Jul 2019 - 22:55, Tbilisi,Georgia

European Council President Donald Tusk has arrived in Georgia to participate in the international conference in the Black Sea town of Batumi, dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the EU’s Eastern Partnership initiative.

Donald Tusk will address participants tomorrow, which include an “unprecedented number” of foreign guests from the European Union member and partner states.

Foreign Ministers of Czech Republic, Sweden, Poland and Armenia have also come to Batumi to attend the conference.

Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek, who met with Georgian Foreign Minister Davit Zalkaliani earlier today, spoke with President Salome Zurabishvili and Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze as well.