Georgian, Irish presidents hold phone call

  • Irish President Michael Higgins speaking on the phone with President Salome Zurabishvili. Photo: President of Ireland, 30 Jan 2021 - 10:18, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian and Irish Presidents Salome Zurabishvili and Michael Higgins discussed European, regional and global issues during a phone conversation yesterday. 

They also  spoke on the response to the Covid-19 pandemic and ‘the need to make vaccines available on an equitable basis, to those most in need’.

Congratulating Ireland on its election to the UN Security Council, President Zurabishvili said small countries like Georgia and Ireland 'need to work together to make their voices heard in the face of global challenges'.