Georgian FM discusses close, friendly relations with newly appointed Israeli counterpart

People-to-people ties were also appreciated by the FMs, with Darchiashvili congratulating his colleague on his appointment as a minister, wishing him success in his future work and confirming his readiness to continue close cooperation. Photo via Foreign Ministry, 12 Feb 2023 - 15:09, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili and his newly appointed Israeli counterpart Eli Cohen held an introductory phone conversation on Sunday to discuss close, friendly relations between the countries.

The “centuries-old friendship” between Georgia and Israel was emphasised by the officials, with them expressing readiness to further deepen and develop cooperation between the states and highlighting the importance of exchanging “high-level” visits, the Foreign Ministry said.