Pompeo reaffirms US commitment to Georgia's sovereignty, territorial integrity at meeting with Georgian president

  • US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has met with Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili in the Orbeliani palace. Photo: president’s press office. 

Agenda.ge, 18 Nov 2020 - 10:45, Tbilisi,Georgia

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has met with Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili in Tbilisi earlier today, where he reaffirmed US commitment to Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity and commended the country for its ‘significant contributions’ to the fight against global terrorism, the US Embassy to Georgia has reported. 

The meeting took place in the Orbeliani presidential palace in central Tbilisi. 

Pompeo was accompanied by US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan. 

Pompeo stated yesterday that he is ‘thrilled to be in Tbilisi,’ adding that the US and Georgia ‘have a strong relationship built upon our shared commitment to freedom and independence’.

He is scheduled to meet with Georgian PM Giorgi Gakharia, Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani, Catholics Patriarch Ilia II and civil society representatives today. 

Pompeo will leave the country in the afternoon.

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