Georgian Parliament Speaker Shalva Papuashvili on Monday said Nicolae Ciucă, the Romanian Senate President, had “positively” assessed the country’s reforms and noted the country would "continue to support" Georgia on its path of joining the European Union and NATO.
In his comments following a meeting with Ciucă, the visiting Georgian official thanked the Romanian counterpart for his “firm and unwavering” support for Georgia's territorial integrity and "European future".
We reviewed the strategic partnership between Georgia and Romania. I mentioned Nicolae Ciucă's special contribution to the deepening of Georgian-Romanian relations. We discussed the cooperation between the two countries at the parliamentary level, as well as in economy and energy. I spoke in detail about Georgia's progress on the path of joining the European Union and NATO”, Papuashvili said.
Papuashvili also stressed the importance of “further” support from Romania to Georgia in the current “historical” period.
The President of the Senate positively assessed the reforms implemented by Georgia. He noted that it is important for the European Union and NATO to recognise Georgia's results and the country's contribution to international missions”, he continued.
Earlier today Papuashvili highlighted the purpose of his ongoing visit to Romania was to gain the support of his Romanian counterparts for the European Union membership candidate status for Georgia later this year.