Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili and Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia have held separate meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who has arrived in Tbilisi earlier today.
Iranian FM also held a phone conversation with his Georgian counterpart David Zalkaliani who is in self-isolation after he tested positive for coronavirus earlier this week.
In Tblisi, met with President @Zourabichvili_S and PM @GakhariaGiorgi and held phone talk with self-quarantined FM @DZalkaliani.— Javad Zarif (@JZarif) January 28, 2021
Excellent discussions on expanding perennial bilateral ties & regional cooperation—especially a transit corridor connecting Black Sea to Persian Gulf. pic.twitter.com/hFTa9vDDeE
At the meeting with PM Gakharia the parties spoke of bilateral and regional cooperation, among others pledging to deepen trade and economic relations, Gakharia’s press office reported.
Salome Zurabishvili’s administration also added that at the meeting with the President, Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated his ‘firm support’ to Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.