A regular session of the of the political consultation mechanism between Armenia and Georgia was held on Tuesday (25 December) in Tbilisi led by the Deputy Foreign Ministers of the respective countries.
The Armenian delegation was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan. The Georgian delegation was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Lasha Darsalia.
According to the press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry, the parties discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest including regional security, development of bilateral relations in the economic and humanitarian spheres, and cooperation within international organisations.
The high-level visits made in 2018 were noted with satisfaction. The question of holding a meeting of the intergovernmental commission in early 2019 was discussed, and it was considered that this will give new impetus to the development of trade and economic relations between the two countries.
photo: A regular session of the of the political consultation mechanism between Armenia and Georgia was held on Tuesday (25 December) in Tbilisi led by the Deputy Foreign Ministers of the respective countries. (picture courtesy of the press service of the Armenian foreign ministry)
The website of the Armenian government said that Nikol Pashinyan and Mamuka Bakhtadze "emphasised the importance of Armenian-Georgian relations in all spheres and expressed confidence that further active cooperation will promote the development and expansion of cooperation between the two neighbouring and friendly states in a number of directions".
Addressing the Council meeting in Geneva, ahead of the vote on Friday (22 March), Georgia's Deputy Foreign Minister, Lasha Darsalia, said that the recent death of Irakli Kvaratskhelia whilst in detention in Abkhazia highlighted the urgency of the matter.