Georgian PM, Chinese FM discuss “close, friendly” ties at UN general assembly

  • Georgian prime minister Irakli Garibashvili and Wang Yi, the state councilor and foreign minister of China, on Wednesday met on the sidelines of the UN assembly. Photo: government of Georgia press office

Agenda.ge, 22 Sep 2022 - 11:01, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian prime minister Irakli Garibashvili and Wang Yi, the state councilor and foreign minister of China, on Wednesday disccsued existing “close and friendly relations” and future prospects for further cooperation in various fields in a meeting held on the sidelines of the United Nations general assembly. 

Praising “productive economic partnership”, the officials stressed China was among Georgia’s top five trade partners, with the Georgian government administration saying emphasis had been “put on the importance of cementing bilateral ties”, while the “high dynamic” of agency-level cooperation between the states had also been welcomed. 

After expressing gratitude for China’s support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the head of the Georgian government reiterated his country’s “strong support” for the One China domestic policy of the Asian country.

The parties also welcomed the 30th anniversary of their diplomatic relations, and expressed readiness to foster a further deepening of the existing “friendly relations'' between the two states.

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