FM, Parliament Speaker congratulate Georgian people on “historic day” - being granted EU candidate status

“We stand ready to work together with our European friends and partners to bring our country to its ultimate goal - EU membership”, the FM added. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 14 Dec 2023 - 22:25, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili and Parliament Speaker Shalva Papuashvili on Thursday congratulated Georgian people on “this historic day” - being granted the European Union membership candidate status.

In his social media post, Darchiashvili said “today’s decision is an explicit recognition of Georgia's aspirations, its striving for many years and the progress achieved”, and stressed the Government’s will “to make Georgia’s civilisational choice a reality remains unchanged”.