Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili held a meeting with Latvian President Egils Levits on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
At the meeting the two leaders pledged to deepen political ties between their countries. Importance of Latvia’s support to Georgia at the upcoming Eastern Partnership and NATO summits has been underscored.
Irakli Garibashvili has tweeted:
Great talks w/ Latvian president @valstsgriba. ????????&????????have long-standing partnership & we're grateful to our partner for its commitment to help ????????in its fight against the global pandemic. Highly appreciate ????????'s support to our ????????&NATO aspirations. pic.twitter.com/H7wIsLqSk1— Irakli Garibashvili (@GharibashviliGe) September 22, 2021
PM Garibashvili has stated that the government of Georgia respects Latvia’s support to successful implementation of reforms in Georgia aimed to bring the Georgian institutions close to European standards and the practices.
Both leaders expressed their readiness to further deepen their countries economic cooperation amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Latvian President has meanwhile reiterated his country’s support to Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as its European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations.