Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have met in New York, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, where Garibashvili stated that ‘Georgia's top objective is to support peace and stability in the region.’
Garibashvili stated that the recent mediation of Georgia and the US between Armenia and Azerbaijan which resulted in the release of Armenian war prisoners ‘is an excellent foundation for further cooperation between neighbors.’
Fruitful discussions w/@RTErdogan on matters of bilateral and regional cooperation. Discussed prospects of deepening ????????-???????? strategic partnership in pursuit of regional peace and stability. pic.twitter.com/MxyTyAHBBx— Irakli Garibashvili (@GharibashviliGe) September 22, 2021
Both Garibashvili and Erdogan praised their countries’ ‘close cooperation in many fields,’ and pledged to further strengthen political and economic ties.
Garibashvili thanked Erdogan for his ‘special support’ for Georgia's territorial integrity and sovereignty, and also for the country's European and Euro-Atlantic integration.