Georgian president pays historic visit to Vatican

A number of agreements have been made between Georgia and the Holy See deepening their ties. Photo: Salome Zurabishvili's Twitter, 18 Jun 2021 - 17:33, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili, who is on an official visit to Vatican, has met with Pope Francis today.

During the meeting they discussed a number of issues including the importance of global solidarity during the Covid-19 pandemic, the grave humanitarian situation in the Russian-occupied Georgian regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (South Ossetia), as well as Georgia’s role of a mediator between Armenia and Azerbaijan to promote peace and stability in the region.