PM, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State review strategic partnership

The officials also reviewed the security and humanitarian situation in the Russian-occupied territories of Georgia. Photo: Government Administration, 05 Dec 2023 - 17:20, Tbilisi,Georgia

The agenda of the strategic partnership between Georgia and the United States was discussed on Tuesday in a meeting between the Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Josh Huck, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State.

The officials reviewed steps for strengthening and deepening the existing cooperation between the two countries in “various fields”, the Government Administration said. 


The meeting focused on the progress achieved by Georgia on the path of European integration, with the visiting official congratulating Garibashvili on the positive recommendation of the European Commission for the country to be granted the European Union membership candidate status.

The PM noted his Government was anticipating a positive decision of the European Council on the status, and further pointed out EU integration was “one of the main priorities” of the Government's foreign policy.


The meeting also discussed regional security matters, with the Georgian official emphasising the importance of peaceful resolution of conflicts and “united efforts” in the face of global challenges.