Georgian PM, Latvian President pledge to deepen political ties

  • Georgian delegation led by PM Irakli Garibashvili is holding meetings with foreign officials in New York. Photo: Georgian PM's press office, 22 Sep 2021 - 22:30, Tbilisi,Georgia

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:

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. 

PM Garibashvili, who is attending the 76th session of the UNGA, will deliver a speech on September 24.