Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili stated today that Georgia and Azerbaijan ‘are historical and strategic partners’.
President Zurabishvili made remarks after her meeting with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov.
Welcoming the meeting with the Azerbaijani minister, Salome Zurabishvili said the finalisation of the border delimitation process between the two neighbouring countries is in their ‘mutual strategic interest’.
Georgia and Azerbaijan are historical and strategic partners.— Salome Zourabichvili (@Zourabichvili_S) September 24, 2020
When I served as MFA, I was proud to be one of the figures behind the setting up of our bilateral border delimitation commission. This process needs to be finalized soon. It’s in our mutual national interest. ???????? ????????
In her remarks, Zurabishvili said Georgia is ready ‘to serve as a platform to contribute for regional peace and stability’.
Jeyhun Bayramov met with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia as well. At the meeting the Georgian and Azerbaijani officials discussed relations between the two nations and prospects of cooperation, PM’s office reported.
They also spoke of bilateral cooperation and regional challenges. Significance of strategic partnership existing between the two countries has been underlined.
PM Gakharia thanked the Azerbaijani minister for supporting Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Earlier Jeyhun Bayramov has also met with his Georgian counterpart David Zalkaliani.