European Commissioner president, Jean-Claude Junker, on Tuesday (25 September) met in New York with Georgian prime minister, Mamuka Bakhtadze on the margins of the UN General Assembly meeting.
According to agenda.ge, the website of the Georgian government, Junker positively assessed progress made by Georgia on its way towards EU integration and the democratic, economic and political reforms Georgia is carrying out.
Agenda.ge said that Jean-Claude Juncker praised the Georgian government's initiative "A Step Towards a Better Future" and once again reaffirmed the EU's support for Georgia's territorial integrity.
Mamuka Bakhtadze and Jean-Claude Juncker also discussed the upcoming first meeting of the new format of the dialogue between EU and Georgia. The meeting will be held in Brussels headed by the PM Bakhtadze and Juncker.
The Georgian prime minister later tweeted:
Today after #UNGA Opening Ceremony met w/ President @JunckerEU. We discussed #GEO-#EU Relations as well as the importance of Commission’s activities in #GEORGIA. Key topics were #Education, #EUIntegration,
source: commonspace.eu with agenda.ge
Azerbaijani media identified him as Bahram Hasanzada, a foreign citizen, and says he "was engaged in espionage according to instructions from foreign services, to the detriment of Azerbaijan's state security".
The report makes a number of recommendations that "aim to guide peace negotiators, policymakers, donors, and national and international civil society activists who work to promote mutual understanding and peace between the societies divided by the Nagorny Karabakh conflict".