Georgian foreign minister, Moldovan president reaffirm close partnership, discuss common EU agenda

  • The officials welcomed the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Georgia and Moldova and emphasised the “great potential” for deepening bilateral relations between the countries in “various” directions, expressing the willingness of the governments and people to continue the existing close partnership. Photo: Foreign ministry

Agenda.ge, 24 Nov 2022 - 21:18, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian foreign minister Ilia Darchiashvili and Moldovan president Maia Sandu on Thursday reaffirmed the close friendship and partnership of the two countries, considering their common challenges and goals, including the European Union integration, at the high-level meeting within the framework of Darchiashvili’s visit to Chișinău.

The parties welcomed the “historic” decision of the European Commission to grant the candidate status to Moldova and the European perspective to Georgia, thus moving the EU integration process of the countries to a “completely” new stage, and the sides also exchanged information on the implementation of the EU recommendations, the foreign ministry said.

 

 

Darchiashvili and Sandu highlighted the importance of the associated trio format, which includes Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, for the “effective” implementation of the future goals, with the foreign minister welcoming the decision to hold the next meeting of the EU in Moldova and expressing hope that the said format would contribute to the EU integration process of the two countries. Special attention was also paid to the “aggravated” security environment in the region.

The officials welcomed the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Georgia and Moldova and emphasised the “great potential” for deepening bilateral relations between the countries in “various” directions, expressing the willingness of the governments and people to continue the existing close partnership.

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